[mythtv-users] Interesting Reading: Windows Secrets reviews AppleTV and GoogleTV

Brian Fischer brianafischer at gmail.com
Thu Dec 9 19:51:13 UTC 2010

On Thu, Dec 9, 2010 at 2:00 PM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com> wrote:
> I've always been a bit leery of PlayOn. Many of the sites they access
> use encryption to limit access to the content to the official player,
> outputting directly to a display. PlayOn bypasses this encryption,
> transcodes, and then sends it out the video insecurely over UPNP. Say
> what you want about allowances for inter-compatibility, strictly
> speaking, they are violating the DMCA, and they are doing so without
> consent. The fact that they're a commercial, for-profit entity makes
> them seem like a ripe target.

I was wondering the same thing regarding PlayOn and TVersity.  They
claim to be no different than Boxee, but Boxee does not "transcode".
I would stay away from the expensive lifetime subscription due to

On another note, is anyone using PlayOn/TVersity to serve VDPAU
compatible video to a Linux host?  I have done a few tests on my Acer
Revo, but have not found a solution to "force" the video type with

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