Windows Vista (formerly Longhorn) will contain anti-video-piracy technologies. Vista will only output HD signals via protected connections such as HDMI and Firewire.
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The U.S. Federal court strikes down regs that would limit viewers’ ability to record and copy over-the-air hi-def TV programs.
Sources: PC World | New York Times | Wired | CNet News | DRM Watch | EFF | See also: EFF Broadcast Flag Page
In a 5-0 vote, the commission said TiVoGuard and the other copyright control technologies approved Wednesday adhere to the “broadcast flag” copyright protection regulations the FCC approved last year.
Source: Hollywood Reporter