TransACT network

David Gibson david at
Fri Sep 28 10:35:32 EST 2001

On Fri, Sep 28, 2001 at 09:53:06AM +1000, Andrew Bishop wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Sep 2001, Kim Holburn wrote:
> > He also told me they were going to use macrovision to stop anyone
> > recording video.  Good move:-(
> Well, last time I tried, there was no macrovision crap.  An "evil pirate
> hacker" could tape VOD movies!  If they had any worth watching, that might
> be tempting....
> I hear one can buy de-macrovising boxes for $notmuch.  Personally, I have
> a tv tuner card and a large hard disk - if I ever feel the burning need to
> record something and find it's been macrovised, I can always fall back to
> that.

I think macrovision is supposed to throw most capture cards.  I
beleive that's why I was unable to watch a couple of videos I hired
with the TV app on my PowerMac with video input.

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