[mythtv-users] MPAA wants to stop DVRs from recording some movies
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Tue Jun 10 18:21:12 UTC 2008
On Mon, Jun 09, 2008 at 04:23:54PM -0700, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> I think a lot of consumers will eventually be pushed to piracy for the
> same reason. It's too difficult/expensive to comply with DRM. For me,
> I'll just stick to watching movies when they come on TV or come in via
It's not piracy. The first sale doctrine has been upheld for
*software*, fercrissake; I'm absolutely certain it applies to movies.
So, as long as you're not charging admission, you play back that movie
you *purchased* on any device you like, Brad.
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