T. J. Brumfield
enderandrew at gmail.com
Sat Nov 13 19:18:30 UTC 2010
It is illegal to circumvent copyright measures. I don't think enabling
playback of something you own really counts. I know some have
suggested it is illegal to distribute software covered by patents
without licensing them. But no one has ever gone after a distro that
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On Nov 13, 2010, at 12:13 PM, Benjamin Watson <bwatson1979 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Technically, perhaps. However there are commercial products on the M$
> platform (PowerDVD comes to mind) that are totally legit. The day the
> Fed knocks on my door for obtaining libraries to playback a DVD that I
> own and equipment that I also own for my family's enjoyment is a sad
> day indeed.
> Now if I were to start copying and distributing these DVDs, that would
> be a different story.
> On Sat, Nov 13, 2010 at 12:03 PM, Luke-Jr <luke at dashjr.org> wrote:
>> On Thursday, November 11, 2010 04:09:30 am adam davis wrote:
>>> Can someone help with how to play movies in Ubuntu 10.10.
>>> thank you
>> Someone should probably point out that some or most of the advice in this
>> thread is technically illegal under US law.
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