NSW Premier Forcing Cityrail To Talk To App Developers

transit sydney.pngAs a quick follow up to last week's story on Cityrail threatening legal action over third party iPhone applications that apparently used Copyright timetable information: The NSW Premier has asked the Transport Minister David Campbell to intervene on behalf of the developers, asking RailCorp to meet with the developers to come to an arrangement.Of course, "talking to developers" doesn't quite equal "work with developers to create solid applications that are useful to commuters", but it sure as hell beats legal action.

Hit up Asher Moses' coverage at SMH for more details, but I wouldn't hold your breath for a faultless timetable app for Cityrail. After all, you can't polish a turd...

[SMH]

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