[mythtv-users] AACS Cracked Already

Ivan Kowalenko ivan.kowalenko at gmail.com
Tue Jan 30 00:30:09 UTC 2007

On Jan 29, 2007, at 16.46, Tu Holmes wrote:

> On 1/29/07, David Brodbeck <gull at gull.us> wrote:
> Steven Adeff wrote:
>> I think most people pirate movies they wouldn't buy anyway, even  
>> for $5. I think most people use piracy as a way around the movie  
>> rental business. Especially students, who would rather spend their  
>> money on cheap booze than renting a movie.
> Part of that is because movie piracy is currently kind of a pain.  
> Finding a decent-quality torrent, spending days waiting for it to  
> download, and then figuring out how to re-encode it onto a DVD (if  
> that's your end goal) is a lot of work.  Students do it because  
> they have more time than money.  My time has value, so I just  
> subscribe to Netflix.  For $15/month it's cheaper to rent the stuff  
> legally than to use my valuable time trying to figure out how to  
> beat the system.
> This is true... plus, if you feel like copying the DVD to a nicer  
> format... you can!

Yeah, I like the idea of watching the first season of Futurama on my  
iPod at the gym, instead of watching whatever crappy show is on TV.
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