[mythtv-users] CableLabs Reaches Deal to Let Devices Run IP Video

Dennis Lou dlou99 at yahoo.com
Fri Aug 24 20:32:53 UTC 2007

From: Mike Perkins <mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk>
>Dean Collins wrote:
>> http://www.multichannel.com/article/CA6471376.html
>> Wont be applicable to MythTV as I doubt they will ?authorize? a PC tuner 
>> card but worth a read anyway.
>Doesn't apply. "Content over IP" means it comes in the ethernet port - you don't 
>need a tuner. Still, there's no way they would let the "Digital Transmission 
>Copy Protection" protocol anywhere near the likes of us.

DTCP-IP uses signed certificates.  Even if someone coded a MythTV client, it'd be useless because nobody would talk to you if DTLA doesn't sign the cert.  Plus, they use elliptic curve cryptography.  Good luck cracking that.


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