[opendtv] Re: Is 'Fair Use' in Peril?

  • From: Philip Hodgetts <philip@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 8 Dec 2004 20:26:58 -0800

At 8:20 PM -0800 12/8/04, John Willkie wrote:
>So, is it common for Tivo folks to do this?  I can see this being a great
>waste of time, since the slack period is just that, slack period, waiting
>for enough of the show to get into the file so that you can skip over
>commercials.  How much do people pay for this "convenience?"

I hate watching live TV. Don't have Tivo but a=20
Dish PVR in the receiver and I'll find something=20
else to do during the first part of the show,=20
like, perhaps, respondon OpenDTV! :)

Yes, this is very common for PVR/Tivo folks to=20
do. I redeem the commercial time into one block=20
of productive time.

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