[mythtv-users] Is the Digital Future bleak?
F Peeters (MythTV)
francesco at fampeeters.com
Mon Jun 4 06:39:59 UTC 2007
On Mon, June 4, 2007 06:34, David Brodbeck wrote:
> On Jun 1, 2007, at 5:44 PM, Dewey Smolka wrote:
>> I am also, probably naively, opimistic that either a) cable and
>> satellite distributors will realize that there's no point in adding
>> complex encryption technology, or b) that eventually there will be a
>> system-agnostic cable-card type solution that will work on any
>> platform. After all, we're not trying to steal anything -- we already
>> pay for it.
> I doubt that will happen. After all these years there's still no
> legal way to play DVDs on Linux. Why should we expect any different
> when it comes to HDTV?
If we can convince enough people, we may be able to change this...
Tell people about why Vista and DRM are bad for them...
PC-Chips M863G Geode - NVidia 440 - Hauppauge PVR250
Ubuntu 6.10 (Edgy Eft) - XFCE - MythTV 0.20 - Xine
Panasonic NV-VHD1 VCR/DVD player case modded to fit it all in...
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