[mythtv-users] Encrypted HD channels
trgreer at gmail.com
Tue Jan 2 13:59:06 UTC 2007
On Tue, January 2, 2007 09:08, nik gibson wrote:
> I'm in NYC and my only option for cable is Time Warner; everything has
> been fine and I've been pulling HD content over firewire but just this
> past week it looks like Time Warner has added encryption to almost
> every HD channel I want. HBO, Showtime etc... Are all now encrypted.
> Do I have any options of am I forced to rent a DVR through Time
> Warner? I would really miss my mythtv box but it's not much use if I
> can't get of the HD channels I want. 5C encryption should be illegal.
Out here in California with Cox Cable, we have always had the premium high
definition channels encrypted. The basic HD channels (ABC, CBS, FOX, PBS,
etc.) are not encrypted; but everything else is.
The only solution I see is to do an analog capture, which I have not tried
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