[mythtv-users] HDPVR for $169 at buy.com
jedi at mishnet.org
Thu Jun 24 21:47:40 UTC 2010
On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 12:32:46PM -0500, Ben Kamen wrote:
> On 6/24/2010 12:25 PM, Brian Wood wrote:
> >Of course there are legal torrents, but most people seem to equate torrents with piracy.
> No kidding.
> I was explaining to someone why iPod's were so hard to use (back then because of all the DRM) and explained my car stereo
> and Palm Pilot both use MP3 without any problems with DRM.
> The person (a techy no less) immediately responded with, "oh, you get your music on limeware?"
> I told him flatly, "no, I have a ripper and I converted my CD library to MP3 so it's available in my car and on my palm or on my network while the CD's are safely stored away".
> The immediate assumption that MP3 == Piracy was just pathetic. (from someone technical no less).
The Apple crowd seems to like to perpetrate this sort of idea that anything
that didn't come from the iTunes store equals piracy. The same goes for any
odd combination of codecs or container that isn't supported by iTunes/QT.
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