[mythtv-users] MPAA wants to stop DVRs from recording some movies
jerrymr at gmail.com
Mon Jun 9 15:17:38 UTC 2008
On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 11:15 AM, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
> > From TFA, it sounds like what SOC does is enable the digital stream to
> > the STB to turn off any outputs that don't have content protection (like
> > component outputs). It sounds to me like the implication is that the
> > general STB probably already has SOC implemented, but that the FCC does
> > allow it to be used. What the studios want to do is get an exception to
> > turn on SOC for first-run movies. Of course once they get that foot in
> > door...
> I wonder how customers will take that when they can not watch new
> releases because of that and the cable company tells them they need to
> buy a new TV to fix this...
Which is exactly what the opposition is saying to the FCC (according to the
article) - that it would unfairly penalize the early adopters who only have
devices with analog inputs.
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