[mythtv-users] HDMI to Component/Composite/VGA

Francesco Peeters francesco at fampeeters.com
Wed May 5 13:53:50 UTC 2010

On 5/5/10 15:46 , Udo van den Heuvel wrote:
> On 2010-05-05 15:42, Brian Wood wrote:
>>> Isn't that un-american and almost criminal to use?
>>> You avoid HDCP! You can't do that!
>>> If you disagree, please call your representatives to get the laws changed.
>> Upon thinking about it, "compliant" most likely means it will not convert 
>> protected content.
> I think there's a jumper in the box to make it un-compliant again.
> (or some other trick)
> What other use would such a box have in this time of digital HD content?
>> Remember that the USA was 
>> founded by criminal smugglers, bootleg rum makers, tax evaders, tea thieves 
>> and other associated lawbreakers.
> Then why hasn't the law changed over all of this time? ;-)
Because lawmakers everywhere (incl. the USA) prefer to listen to money
rather than their voters!

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