[mythtv-users] Broadcast flag thrown out
wendy at seltzer.com
Fri May 6 18:55:02 UTC 2005
Thanks for all the support for EFF and Public Knowledge!
At 9:48 AM -0700 5/6/05, Brad Fuller wrote:
>When they say they "grant the petition for review" does that mean
>that the DC Circuit will review the case again? Or does it mean that
>they grant the review NOW and their final ruling is to reverse and
>vacate the Flag Order?
It means they've simultaneously granted our request to review the
flag order and thrown it out.
>Also: correct me if I'm wrong: but this ruling doesn't prohibit
>asset owners from inserting the broadcast flag into their streams.
Correct, it just permits the makers of tuners and receivers to ignore
that bit entirely, as the pcHDTV card does.
Wendy Seltzer -- wendy at seltzer.com || wendy at eff.org
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School
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