Free Pay TV Folks Getting Lumped In With File Traders

from the confusing-the-issues dept

Some consumer advocates are getting worried that people who circumvent blocks to give themselves free access to pay TV may soon get lumped in with people who make MP3s or who use file sharing systems. Of course, there’s a big difference: the people who get free TV are working around technology barriers. The people who are turning their CDs into mp3s are doing no such thing and are (mostly) making use of their fair use rights.

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