[mythtv-users] Re: New MythTV Hardware Review

Joseph A. Caputo jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Mon Dec 6 14:04:47 UTC 2004

On Monday 06 December 2004 02:54, Brad Templeton wrote:
> Sadly, the protocols include copy protection, so no open source
> decoding of the firewire stream.   In theory, if they do
> non-protected firewire on the broadcast shows you could get that.

I thought they were required to provide access to the decrypted signal?  
The deal was (IIRC) that devices not honoring the broadcast flag could 
have unencrypted firewire access, but it would be 'downsampled' to 
480p, so you can get SD but not HD out of your box.


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