[mythtv-users] MythTV and BitTorrent?
will at st0rage.org
Fri Jul 18 13:49:13 UTC 2008
On Fri, 2008-07-18 at 09:19 -0400, Phil Bridges wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 9:12 AM, Will <will at st0rage.org> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2008-07-18 at 08:04 -0500, Marc Randolph wrote:
> >> On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 4:01 AM, Will <will at st0rage.org> wrote:
> >> > That was my point; both functions have an illegal and legal purpose
> >> > depending on how you use it.
> >> >
> >> > If you have one, why be afraid of the other?
> >> Howdy Will,
> >> As has already been explained, it is because of the amount of the
> >> focus on "those evil file sharers" by media companies lawyers. They
> >> sue people that don't even have computers - what makes you think they
> >> are going to take the time to differentiate people using BT legally?
> >> And I promise that they won't hesitate to smear the project name by
> >> adding it to a list of "bad programs" if they find even one person
> >> using it illegally.
> >> BTW, please don't top post.
> >> Have fun,
> >> Marc
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> > Then I have to ask, why does MythTV care what the MPAA thinks? What does
> > it matter if this company puts MythTV on their naughty list?
> > If the MPAA hasn't sued Azureus or any other open source projects that
> > has created a torrent client, then I doubt MythTV is under any threats
> > by just including an existing client into the interface.
> I believe the key here is that the list owner has specifically asked
> multiple times that such a client not be discussed on his mailing
> list. Perhaps you could take that up with him directly, but until
> then, please take the conversation elsewhere.
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So far, this has been a civil discussion. If this is covered somewhere
on the MythTV site in detail, please provide a link. Otherwise I would
If you don't like this conversation, stay out.
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