[mythtv-users] Hardware Suggestion for under $1,000

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Sun Dec 19 00:42:22 UTC 2010

On Saturday, December 18, 2010 05:11:10 pm Richard Morton wrote:
> > Remember that, with the exception of Fluendo, there is presently no
> > legal way to play css protected DVDs under Linux, because you have
> > to break the css in order to play it.
> Legality is a geopolitical issue and I would ask that you do not make
> such absolute statements on this world wide list as it is bound to
> confuse readers. Just because decss is not legal in the USA and
> similar territories does not make it illegal in other territories
> even if the topic is frowned upon on this list because of its
> hosting location and the location of some of the developers.

Sorry, I thought I had said "in the USA", I had intended to. I'm aware 
that the "Land of the Free" is anything but, and other jurisdictions are 
more enlightened.

But, as I know I said, IANAL, and anyone worrying about legalities 
should consult one, in their own jurisdiction.

Other topics here have been discouraged because they are questionable in 
the USA, as that's where the servers are located, so I assumed the same 
rule applied.

Anyone with sufficient motivation can play BR disks today, whether it's 
worth the bother is  their own issue.

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