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03/02/2005 Archived Entry: "Black Flag"
Posted by CKL @ 09:30 AM PST

"[T]he Broadcast Flag isn't really a deterrent against piracy so much as a deterrent against the big consumer electronics companies losing market share to little guys with big ideas. As long as it's illegal for people like [MythTV lead developer Isaac] Richards to tinker around with HD components, nobody will ever invent something better than TiVo or Media Player."
-- Annalee Newitz, "Build your TV!", SF Bay Guardian

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