[mythtv-users] Cox Communications has turned off Firewire output
trgreer at gmail.com
Wed Aug 29 18:49:49 UTC 2007
On 8/29/07, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> > Then, as we discussed the issue, he rambled a bit about:
> > * protecting the content of copyright holders
> Hmmm... This one is generally a concern of the copyright
> holders/Hollywood Types, not CATV operators. I'd guess that language did
> not originate with the cable folks.
> I wonder if the HWTs are pressuring the cable operators to take these
> actions, knowing it will not be them (the HWTs) who get into trouble if
> there is a problem.
> If you could prove that, can you say "conspiracy" ??
> I still say the EFF should be made aware of the situation.
It is interesting that we are seeing firewire access closed in the Southern
California portions of the Time Warner and Cox Communications organizations.
I don't think that we can prove anything; but I sure can smell it.
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