[mythtv-users] HDTV Tuner Cards - Please catch me up a few years

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Mon Sep 13 13:11:20 UTC 2010

On Monday, September 13, 2010 07:06:42 am jedi wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 01:40:46AM +0000, Gary Buhrmaster wrote:
> > > It also only mentions Windows. I did not see a single mention of linux
> > > support for the cable card tuner.
> > 
> > I believe that is because the primary audience for the device
> > is expected to be people who are running Windows Media
> > Center and who expect to be able to take advantage of
>     The technology associated with this card is so restricted that
> it makes it unlikely that anyone except for Windows MCE users would
> be able to take full advantage of it. Even those users will still be
> stymied by those DRM copy flags.
>     Even Tivo users are stymied by those DRM copy flags.

Funny how Congress decided there was to be no "Broadcast Flag", yet somehow the industry found a way to screw things up 

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