[mythtv-users] Broadcast flag thrown out

Aaron Aguilar 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
> list.
> gs
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