[vdr] sc

Clemens Kirchgatterer clemens at 1541.org
Fri Oct 28 20:43:41 CEST 2005


Udo Richter <udo_richter at gmx.de> wrote:

> I think, the parallels to DVD and CSS shed some more light here:
> 
> If you bought a DVD, you have the right to watch it in any licensed
> DVD player as often as you like. However, using an open source DVD
> player based on DeCSS to watch your DVD is illegal, because DeCSS is a
> non-licensed decoder for CSS, and could be used for illegal copies.
> 
> Same here: SoftCAM is an unlicensed decrypter and does not prevent
> card emulation and/or sharing. Because of that, it is illegal. Things
> would be different if the CAM protocol would be an open standard
> protocol that allows such usage.

this means talking about the sc plugin is equally exepted as talking
about the dvd plugin here?

clemens



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