[mythtv-users] Linux MCE project

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Thu Mar 22 14:54:57 UTC 2007

On Mar 22, 2007, at 7:48 AM, Brian Wood wrote:

> On Mar 22, 2007, at 8:39 AM, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
>> On Mar 22, 2007, at 7:28 AM, Michael Tiller wrote:
>> Agreed. I might have wanted to follow up and ask how he did a bunch
>> of that and work on it myself, but now all I want to do is punch him
>> in the face.
> Yes, very bad marketing. It looks like an MS presentation. Perhaps it
> really is, and they hope folks will get frustrated and disappointed
> and go buy MS MCE.
>> And what - he watches DVD's from the disc? He doesn't rip them?
>> Lame. ;)
> No, just legal. If that video was made in the USA advocating DVD rips
> could be construed as aiding and abetting violation of the DMCA.

Oh, really? From what I understand watching a DVD (ie decrypting  
without paying licensing fees for the privilege) on Linux isn't legal  
in the US. Am I wrong about that? Also, I was kind of joking. Hence  
the ;) at the end. 

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