[mythtv-users] Charter - Some HD channels are copy protected but their SD counterparts are not
eric at lisaneric.org
Mon Oct 3 20:20:41 UTC 2011
On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 4:08 PM, Matt Emmott <memmott at gmail.com> wrote:
> So, a few questions - First, is this against FCC regulations, or is it ok to
> copy-protect a channel's HD content only?
It is not against FCC regulations. They're pretty much allowed to
mark whatever they want as copy-once content.
> Second, has anybody seen similar
> behavior in other areas?
Yes, there are numerous threads on this topic in the archives.
> I'm wondering if this is Charter- or
> channel-specific. Third, is it worth complaining to Charter?
It may be. These CCI settings often seem to be set by mistake. Often
not. Comcast has almost everything besides the premium channels as
copy-freely. Time Warner has everything other than local broadcasts
locked down. Other providers seem to have policies that vary. I'm
not familiar with Charter, but it likely won't hurt to ask.
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