[mythtv-users] More DRM for Frontier FIOS

David Engel david at istwok.net
Thu Oct 27 17:27:13 UTC 2016

On Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 05:02:32PM +0000, Gary Buhrmaster wrote:
> On Aug 4, 2016 11:30, "David Engel" <david at istwok.net> wrote:
> >
> > It was just over a year ago that I had the displeasure of reporting
> > that Verizon FIOS had enabled copy protection on the national FOX
> > channels.  For those of us FIOS cablecard customers unfortunately sold
> > to Frontier, the saga continues to worsen.  It has been reported that
> > Frontier's policy is to copy protect everything, much like Time Warner
> > Cable does.  That appears to be the case as all new channels rolled
> > out in the last week or so have copy protection enabled.  It's
> > probably only a matter of time now before they get around to enabling
> > it on existing channels too.
> And so it begins.  Reports on another forum have said that Dallas/Ft. Worth
> is now CCI copy-once except for OTA

Unfortunately, I can confirm this.  There are still a few unrestricted
channels, but they appear to be oversights (that will eventually be
"corrected") or channels that probably don't want to be restricted
(shopping, religioin, etc.).

David Engel
david at istwok.net

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