[mythtv-users] OT: mencoder recording
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Sep 16 17:09:04 UTC 2008
On 09/16/2008 01:06 PM, David Brodbeck wrote:
> Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> On 09/15/2008 10:07 PM, Bob wrote:
>>> My neighborhood has "on demand" now. I can tune to 1 of about 5
>>> channels and sometimes get lucky and find a show playing. I have a
>>> spare DVB tuner (as you noticed) and would like to create a cron job to
>>> detect when content is available. Once I determine that content is
>>> available, I can use mythweb to schedule the recording.
>> Perhaps you can find another location to discuss how to
>> steal^H^H^H^H^Hrecord shows that you didn't pay to see.
>> I know, "But the cable co isn't encrypting it." Well, the books in my
>> local library aren't encrypted, but copying them is still a violation of
>> copyright law (and, no, fair use doesn't apply to either the VOD or book
>> argument, as we're not talking about a brief passage). And, even if you
>> can find a way to make it not a copyright violation, I'm sure there are
>> plenty of service agreement violations as you're not the one who's
>> paying your cable company to watch the show.
> Does this mean people who are receiving QAM signals while not paying for
> a "digital package" are also stealing, in your view?
They should read their service agreement with your cable company to find
If you don't think watching someone else's VOD is allowed under the
agreement, call your cable company and ask.
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