[mythtv-users] Blu-Ray player? Myth capable?
mark at onnow.net
Mon Feb 25 17:19:10 UTC 2008
Brian Wood wrote:
> On Feb 25, 2008, at 9:53 AM, Mark Hutchinson wrote:
>> Any one else have ideas? Ways to convert etc.... I own these
>> movies, I
>> just want to see them in Myth. I am even willing to convert in
>> to get this done first, then transfer.
> Actually you do not "own" those movies. You purchased a license to
> view them under circumstances specified in that license (you did read
> it, right?).
> Technically it is still illegal to view a conventional DVD under
> Linux, at least in the USA.
> I suspect a Linux Blu-Ray viewing solution will come along, but will
> still be a violation of the DMCA.
> I'm anything but an apologist for the MPAA, but that's what their
> position is, and so far the courts have backed them up.
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That aside, I bought the disk, and I am not distributing it. I just
want to play it. Linux is my PVR, and Myth is what I want to use.
I am looking for solutions or things to try, as many other will want to
do this as Blu-Ray drives come down in price. Since when do we have to
even get into licensing and "own" etc.... in this forum. This is all
pretty grey in Myth.
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