[mythtv-users] DVB-S cards

Max Hodgson max at mjhodgson.com
Tue Apr 10 09:58:56 UTC 2007

On 4/10/07, Oliver Brown <galaxiaguy at googlemail.com> wrote:
> As far as I'm aware it's completely legal as long as you have a valid Sky
> > card, and the quality I get is very good (better I imagine than captured
> > digibox output since it stays in the digital domain until I play it on my
> > TV).
> >
> Despite that I feel there's no problem with it morally (after all you are
> still paying for everything you're receiving) there are still legal issues.
> The CAM used to decode Sky isn't licensed (since Sky essentially own the
> encryption method they use) and their terms and conditions are rather
> specific about only using Sky equipment. On the other hand without looking
> at your setup at your house there's no way they can tell...


Do you get  Sky TV guide listings, subtitles and red button interactive
stuff on it? Like you can with a DVB-T card?


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