[mythtv-users] Somewhat OT, but still MythTV related: BBC adopts MS DRM for BBC web-programming

F Peeters (MythTV) francesco at fampeeters.com
Fri Jul 27 20:54:47 UTC 2007

Kick the Corruption Out of the BBC!

Today the BBC made it official—they have been corrupted by Microsoft. With
today's launch of the iPlayer, the BBC Trust has failed in its most basic
of duties and handed over to Microsoft sole control of the on-line
distribution of BBC programming. From today, you will need to own a
Microsoft operating system to view BBC programming on the web. And you
must accept the Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) that the iPlayer

Read the story about the corruption of the BBC.

Source: DefectiveByDesign.org

F Peeters
  PC-Chips M863G Geode - NVidia 440 - Hauppauge PVR250
  Ubuntu 6.10 (Edgy Eft) - XFCE - MythTV 0.20 - Xine
  Panasonic NV-VHD1 VCR/DVD player case modded to fit it all in...

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