[mythtv-users] Replacing Commercials with Private Commercials

Greg Oliver oliver.greg at gmail.com
Mon Apr 19 15:06:45 UTC 2010


On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 10:04 AM, Jorge Fernandez
<jefernandez0429 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Then again what's the difference between this and changing channel between commercials or just skipping them all together??
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>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ben Kamen <bkamen at benjammin.net>
> Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2010 09:48:32
> To: Discussion about mythtv<mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Replacing Commercials with Private Commercials
>
> On 4/19/2010 9:45 AM, Johnny Walker wrote:
>>>
>>> Im looking for a way to replace regular commercials on tv with my own
>>> commercials. I have seen this down in bank and it shouldn't be to hard since
>>> MythTV already detects commercials. I have a client that has a TV in there
>>> waiting room and is usually stationed to CNN what the client wants to do is
>>> play commercial he would make to the people in the waiting room.
>>>
>>> Any Ideas.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> --
>>> Jorge Fernandez
>>> Visit me at http://www.jorgefernandezonline.com/
>>>
>>
>> Is that legal?
>
> Probably not.
>
> In your home you could probably do whatever you wanted within the confines of fair use.
>
> But in an office place for the benefit of patrons, probably not within fair use?
>
> Crossing over into a business use is typically one of the lines when broadcasters become litigious after being crossed.
>

Time shifting broadcast TV in a commercial environment is illegal in
the states..  No way to get around it..


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