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November 3, 2005, 1:23 am
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Not really sure how this will stop someone with appropriate technical
training, but seems like this is designed to make everyone pay (there is
a cost associated in product integration) to protect the rights of a
few. Seems like someone else has looked at the same things I have and
has realized that they have a huge hole and also seen that
technologically the signal can be removed.
I still do not understand why someone believes this law will stop a
determined thief, even with the HDTV format change, but I do object to
someone adding costs to every recording capable system manufactured to
protect the rights of a few. This cost extrapolated has to be in the
According to ARS technica they are actually going to propose this as US law.
I thought some here would find this interesting.
Re: Off topic MPAA looks to bolster its dominance by plugging the analog hole
....I really like the quote by the author:
"I've said it before and I'll say it again: DRM is not about piracy, it's
about shutting down fair use. It makes a lot of sense when you start
thinking about DRM being Sonny Bono's twin brother. It's one of the key
pieces of that horrid affront to the progress of civilization: the
...nicely said...DRM is really about getting people to "pay-per-view". Thank
about it. They can sell you a CD/DVD/Song that can only be played 3 times
for x dollars or played 5 times for x+y dollars...it is all about greed.