Content rights

Jim Leonard trixter at
Thu Jan 15 07:25:25 CST 2009

Jim Brain wrote:
>> No doubt, then, that your friend is doing this quite illegally.  I 
>> would like to know what internet/cable/whatever service he is using 
>> that not only *provides* but *allows* every show on every network over 
>> TCP/IP.
> I'm not sure I follow this.  If this guy uses MythTV to save all the 
> shows to NAS for time-shifted viewing, how is that "illegal"?

It's not, but that's not what you implied.  You implied that he has some 
special setup with any show on-demand.  What he has in reality is 
regular broadcast television, merely timeshifted.  He still gets shows 
as they are broadcast.
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