HP and Phillips get FCC backing for video content protection

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#1

I just posted the article HP and Phillips get FCC backing for video content protection.

  The FCC has given the nod to  both Phillips and NEC, enabling them to use and license their Video Content  Protection System or VCPS. The impact for us is, after the system is in place, ...
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#2

so they’re making their own dvd-video recorders useless. then I’ll never buy one of those devices.


#3

Any form of control an an “origin” level will lead to a “frankensteins Monster”. There is no doubt the govt and big corporations would like to control what you see and hear, but thankfully their ideology is not shared by other countries with similar technology . I would think we could expect to see signal filters and converters on the market simply because there would be a market for them…:X


#4

I am exremely dissapointed in this, Making it mandatory to include a given technologymechanism will only limit the technology and piss people like me off to no end. Are you all ready for the time when you HAVE to connect your speakers to the internet so you can verify wether or not you have permission to play a given song? Its coming…


#5

Someone created VCPS technology; therefore, I’m confident that there’s someone else who can crack it.