[mythtv-users] Uh-oh... pcHDTV slashdotted

Gabe Rubin gaberubin at gmail.com
Mon Nov 8 19:56:15 UTC 2004


> BTW, the article says that pcHDTV might become illegal... How come?

Because of the broadcast flag.  This card does not recognize the flag,
so it can capture broadcasts and end users can do whatever they want
with it.  After June '05, all devices (TV's, receivers, tuners) that
get HD signals will have to recognize the flag, essentially DRM for
OTA broadcasts.  Check out eff.org for more info.


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