[mythtv-users] Apple iTV - MythTV Frontend?

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Mon Jan 15 17:44:05 UTC 2007

On Jan 15, 2007, at 9:11 AM, Michael Hobbs wrote:

> Brad DerManouelian wrote:
>> In fact, the
>> only restrictive thing I've seen from them is the industry-mandated
>> DRM on the iTunes content. From what I can tell, they HATE doing it.
> Au contraire, mon frère. Granted, this is hearsay from the latest TWiT
> (http://twit.tv) podcast, but they were mentioning that Apple LOVES  
> DRM.
> In fact, some of the Apple management in charge of iTunes has said  
> that
> they would put DRM into iTunes even if the music industry didn't  
> require
> it. It creates lock-in. If you have $200 invested in iTunes music that
> can only play on an iPod, you're going to think twice before switching
> to any other device.

Whatever. It's not my company to defend. I'm just saying I've never  
seen Apple actively prohibit someone from installing whatever OS they  
like on their hardware.

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