[mythtv-users] MythTV vs. Windows Media Center

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Thu Feb 10 21:11:39 UTC 2011

On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 9:32 AM, Ben Kamen <bkamen at benjammin.net> wrote:
> On 2/10/2011 1:43 PM, Eric Sharkey wrote:
>> This surprises me.  TiVo's support for what it calls "Multiroom
>> Viewing" and "TiVo To Go" are not compatible with copy-once content.
>>  http://www.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb/showthread.php?t=451107
> For the stuff that is "Copy Never" -- I remember reading a bunch about Fair
> Use concerning the RIAA Lawsuits and in the process a bunch about how it
> related to Video and the "Broadcast Flag" (thus thus whole road for the
> pcHDTV cards and so forth) pushing the building of one's own Copy-Proof
> DVR..
> The "copy never" seems to fly in the well defined Fair Use that says a
> viewer is legally allowed to record a baseball game
> strictly for viewing in his home for non-commercial purposes. Am I not
> remembering this right or have the laws been
> change further against fair use?

IANA American L but doesn't the DMCA trump fair use, ie you can nly
make a "fair use" copy if you don't break the encryption?

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