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Sample Tivo Diagnostic Log File

Sample Tivo Diagnostic Log File. Is this what has people up in arms over privacy concerns? What’s the big deal about TiVo knowing what shows I watch? Or how many seconds I stay on each channel? Really, it’s no different than being a Nielsen household.

Besides, any money TiVo makes off of my user data is another dollar towards keeping TiVo from going out of business. And if my viewership habits could help save the type of shows I watch that always end up getting cancelled (like Freakylinks, Cupid, G vs. E, or Fantasy Island), so much the better.

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OMG … I just took a look at that log file.

Is that some variant of Unix I see?

Jerry | 27 Mar 2001
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If I remember correctly, the TiVo box runs on Linux — specifically RedHat.

Matt | 27 Mar 2001
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Whoa, that’s just too scary to think about …

Jerry | 27 Mar 2001
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If I remember correctly, the TiVo box runs on Linux — specifically RedHat.

Matt | 4 Nov 2009