[mythtv-users] Please spend the time to write or call your representatives

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Dec 23 10:41:56 EST 2005

Justin Hornsby wrote:

> It strikes me as rather odd that nobody has yet mentioned that one of 
> the most annoying things about this new DRM scheme (as with other DRM 
> schemes) is that propriatary technology is involved.  Yep - another 
> single company holding the rights to obligatory rights management. 
> Isn't this considered anti-competitive?  I wonder how many members of 
> congress and MPAA execs have vested interests in the companies who 
> create DRM tech.... then it'd be a serious conflict of interest.. 
> don't you guys in the US have rules about that kind of thing? 

In the US, rules are only for those people who can't afford lawyers.  
And, since buying a seat in an "elected" office is more expensive than a 
lawyer...  ;)


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