[mythtv-users] MythTV and BitTorrent?

Phil Bridges gravityhammer at gmail.com
Fri Jul 18 14:41:50 UTC 2008

On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 10:37 AM, Greg Estabrooks <greg at phaze.org> wrote:
>> So the owner of the mailing list also presides over IRC? Same reaction.
>  Ok, lets clear this up.  It's not just Isaacs feelings on the subject, so
> lets not make him out to be some sort of lone villian out to repress you.
> Many of the devs feel they do not want it, the reasons are frankly irrelevant.
> AS for #mythtv, yes the devs do have control over that channel, and as for
> #mythtv-users yes, the devs run that channel as well and most of the
> nondevs who sit there and help also do not want any legally questionable
> stuff in there. That includes torrents, Satellite signal decryption and
> so on.
> You are free to discuss it in any other location you wish. Start a blog
> start a forumn, start your own IRC channel, find a streetcorner and a soap box.
>  Yeah yeah, you can (and I'm sure many do) download free/legit music and
> videos. I even download the latest versions of my distros releases via
> bitorrent but we all know the reality of it, a huge amount of it is not so
> free. And if the majority of the US based devs don't feel like having
> pointless lawsuits and legal expenses you don't have to agree with it.

but...but..but... free speech!!!!!

Jeez - this guy won't let up, will he?

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