[mythtv-users] Blu-Ray player? Myth capable?

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Mon Feb 25 21:47:34 UTC 2008

On Feb 25, 2008, at 1:11 PM, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 10:07:18AM -0700, Brian Wood wrote:
>> On Feb 25, 2008, at 9:53 AM, Mark Hutchinson wrote:
>>> Any one else have ideas? Ways to convert etc.... I own these movies,
>>> I just want to see them in Myth. I am even willing to convert in
>>> Windows to get this done first, then transfer.
>> Actually you do not "own" those movies. You purchased a license to
>> view them under circumstances specified in that license (you did read
>> it, right?).
> I didn't read it because no one provided it; I'd bet $100 it isn't
> actually written down *anywhere*.
> And I don't think anyone's ever done a first-sale-doctrine case on
> physical objects with copyrighted recordings on them, have they?

Just to add some fuel to the fire:

"This feature will enable consumers to make legal copies of their Blu- 
ray movies that can be transferred over a home network. Please note  
that "mandatory" refers to the movies having to offer this capability,  
while it will be up to each hardware manufacturer to decide if they  
want to support this feature."

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