[mythtv-users] HDCP, DRM and Myth TV

Gabe Rubin gaberubin at gmail.com
Thu Jun 16 22:23:21 UTC 2005

On 6/16/05, Todd Bailey <toddb at toddbailey.net> wrote:
> Has any one looked into the new copy protection scheme that is supposed to
> go into effect in the near future?
> It's my understanding that this signal will be encoded in the tv signals in
> the N. America market and beyond and will render any digital recordings as
> un viewable as determined by the content providers.

Broadcast flag (what you are talking about) was struck down by the DC
Circuit Court a month ago.  Unless Congress passes something to
reestablish it (and some good news indicates that key players are
opposed to this), then this will not be in place.  This applies only
to broadcast, OTA signals.

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