[mythtv] using myth as a remote client of iTunes.
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Mar 19 18:28:39 UTC 2006
On 03/19/2006 10:14 AM, Buzz wrote:
> Why not just download your songs from iTunes with 'PyMusique' (
> http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/7321263/ and http://drmnews.com/pymusique/ )
> and avoid the DRM/DCMA problem altogether (songs downloaded with PyMusique
> are not DRM protected in the first place).
That may avoid the DRM problem, but certainly does *not* avoid the DCMA
problem. PyMusique strips the DRM from the song as it's downloaded,
which is explicitly forbidden by the DMCA.
> Or for songs you already have, remove the DRM restrictions with 'Jhymn' (
> http://hymn-project.org/ ). Note that the site says: "The purpose of the
> Hymn Project is to allow you to exercise your fair-use rights under
> copyright law." This sounds reasonable to me, but IANAL. Further, it says
> "Before using any of the software on this web site, you should be aware of
> the legal standing of DRM circumvention technology in your own country and
> make your own decision whether using Hymn Project software is right for
> you." YMMV.
= this is not legal in the US... Now, whether you would ever be
prosecuted for using it is a whole other question.
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