[mythtv-users] CD Copy protection?

Greg Cope gregcope at gmail.com
Fri Aug 5 13:49:02 UTC 2005

or buy it and return it as faulty - not sure where you live, but in
the uk if you are sold a CD it should work as such (like in a car or

Returning it should show the retailer that these are not worth it.


On 05/08/05, Jo Shields <directhex at apebox.org> wrote:
> Brian C. Huffman wrote:
> >This doesn't look good for those of us that legitimately buy CDs, but then would
> >rather rip them to mythmusic and keep the library there...
> >
> >http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20050804/tc_nm/media_copyprotection_dc
> >
> >
> Simple fix: don't buy any music without a CDDA logo clearly stamped on
> the case/disc/inlay. If there's an album which is unclear, or you won't
> buy because it's protected, mail the record label, any offical band
> websites not run directly by the label, and tell your normal music
> outlet "I refuse to buy this not-CD, please start stocking CDs again
> instead of round plastic garbage"
> The CDDA logo is your only proof that a disc is safe - many labels now
> put out protected discs with no warning on whatsoever.
> See also my own rant on this, at
> http://apebox.org/index.php?section=six&content=../modules/rants/music.rant
> --Jo Shields
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