[mythtv-users] Who needs to worry about copyright? CoreAVC for Linux removed from Google Code

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon May 5 15:34:57 UTC 2008

On 05/05/2008 11:22 AM, Andrew Close wrote:

>  On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 10:06 AM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> > On 05/05/2008 10:53 AM, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> >
> >> For all the concerns over hard-nosed stances over integrating
> >> technologies into MythTV, this comes across the news today:
> >>
> >> http://www.news.com/8301-13580_3-9935786-39.html
> >
> > Nice that MythTV was labeled as an offender.
>  i know Myth was in the list, but i don't think anybody was really
>  labeled as an offender.  in other mentionings of this issue, several
>  ppl piped up saying that the issue was more the naming of the library
>  (CoreAVC for Linux) than any code.  if they rename the library they
>  /probably/ won't be targeted.  but of course, IANAL, and this info
>  was hearsay from another article. ;)

Now tell that to everyone in the world who saw, "copyright complaint," 
"DMCA", and "MythTV," all in the same article and now "knows" that 
MythTV is software for thieves.  Note that those people don't read this 
list.  :)


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