[kwlug-disc] are you going to be a criminal?

John Van Ostrand john at netdirect.ca
Fri Jun 4 16:22:28 EDT 2010


----- Original Message -----
> I believe you can still do what you do with VHS. Recording an analog
> signal that has no protection mechanisms is not forbidden in this
> bill.
> 
> So as long as you have analog TVs, they cannot really do anything
> about it.
> It will be different when the signals between the cable box or
> satellite receiver
> and the TV are also only digital and the signal is protected.

Macrovision had analog copy protect that would prevent VHS tapes from being copied. 

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