[mythtv-users] Broadcast flag thrown out
aaronaguilar at gmail.com
Fri May 6 16:30:06 UTC 2005
Yeah I love how they are trying to say it was to stop people from
distributing free content on the internet. I record programs to watch
them! Not pirate them on the internet. Glad to see the courts agree
with me for once.
On 5/6/05, Geoff Scott <geoff.scott.mail at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/6/05, Wendy Seltzer <wendy at seltzer.com> wrote:
> > The DC Circuit has ruled in our favor, unanimously throwing out the
> > FCC's broadcast flag -- the rule that would have prevented pcHDTV and
> > Air2PC from making HDTV tuner cards in the US after July 1.
> I will hoist multiple frosty adult beverages tonight in recognition of
> those that fought the good fight! The battle be won, but the war
> rages on.
> > Next, we'll have to stop the MPAA from going to Congress to get it back.
> I say we try to get congress thrown out! Er... wait, does saying that
> get me a one way ticket to Gitmo?
> All right then, beers at Gitmo!
> Seriously though, thanks to you Wendy, and all those at the EFF and
> all the other organisation/individuals that fought this for me, joe
> blow consumer, that would not know where to start to fight this.
> Thank you, thank you, thank you. You just made my Christmas card
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