[mythtv-users] HDHomeRun Prime up for pre-order at Amazon
two.bits.11 at gmail.com
Mon May 2 13:37:43 UTC 2011
On Mon, May 2, 2011 at 9:28 AM, Brian Long <briandlong at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, May 2, 2011 at 6:35 AM, Tom Bongiorno <two.bits.11 at gmail.com>
> > Cable content is protected in two ways. Encryption and copy protection.
> > The decryption is handles by the cable card and the copy protection is
> > handled by the HDHomeRun PRIME. The PRIME's job is to take the decrypted
> > content from the CableCard, and protect it if need be. Content marked
> > copy protection must not be accessible by non-certified software. There
> > three types of content:
> > 1) Unencrypted with no copy protection (exactly the same content as a
> > QAM tuner in MythTV)
> > 2) Encrypted with no copy protection (exactly the same content as a
> > tuner in MythTV)
> > 3) Encrypted with copy protection (never gonna happen)
> > MythTV can do 1 and 2, but Win7 MC is the only software certified to do
> > three.
> What about the copy protection flags like copy-once and copy-freely?
> I thought the PRIME would allow mythtv to record the
> copy-freely-flagged shows but not the copy-once shows? This means
> channels that are encrypted and copy-protected copy-freely would be
> recordable. Now the question is how to determine which channels or
> shows use the copy-freely or copy-once flags.
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#1 is not applicable
#2 is copy-freely
#3 is copy-once
Not even Win7 MC can record copy-never content.
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