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Re: Recording Live Feeds



On Monday 22 October 2001 17:53, Christensen, Eric Harlan wrote:

> On Tuesday night at 22:27(EDT), the MARS Exploratory Satellite will
> enter Mars' orbit.  NASA will be sending live video/audio and live
> telemetry out via the Internet in Real Player format.  I would like
> to capture the video (at least) and save it on my computer.  How can
> I do this?  What software is needed?

RealPlayer is specifically designed to prevent this, and RealNetworks 
have been aggressive in litigation against people who write code to 
make it possible. Welcome to the world of "digital rights management".

If you think it's bad now, wait until you see what our friends in 
Congress and at Sony and Microsoft have in mind for us:

http://www.wired.com/news/politics/0,1283,46655,00.htm 

http://cryptome.org/sssca.htm

http://www.eff.org/alerts/20010921_eff_sssca_alert.html

 73 de Maggie K3XS

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