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    Suspected pirates to get emails from ISPs later this month

    'Get It Right from a Genuine Site' is an 'educational campaign' backed by Govt & ISPs.
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    Re: Suspected pirates to get emails from ISPs later this month

    Get It Right, get a DRM version that can only be played on a few devices for a year before it expires.
    Get It Right, with bundled menus, adverts, copyright notices, and other forced content.
    Get It Right, with poorly written launchers, DRM apps and other vulnerability promoting materials.
    Get It Right, with clunky boxes that you have to store somewhere.
    Get It Right, with on-demand that expires a week after broadcast - or 1 day before you got round to catching up.
    Get It Right, with adverts that are compressed to buggery and wake the household up with a bad cut.
    Get It Right, with advert messages overlaying your TV episode.

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    Re: Suspected pirates to get emails from ISPs later this month

    Quote Originally Posted by Dashers View Post
    Get It Right, get a DRM version that can only be played on a few devices for a year before it expires.
    Get It Right, with bundled menus, adverts, copyright notices, and other forced content.
    Get It Right, with poorly written launchers, DRM apps and other vulnerability promoting materials.
    Get It Right, with clunky boxes that you have to store somewhere.
    Get It Right, with on-demand that expires a week after broadcast - or 1 day before you got round to catching up.
    Get It Right, with adverts that are compressed to buggery and wake the household up with a bad cut.
    Get It Right, with advert messages overlaying your TV episode.
    Nail. Head.

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    Re: Suspected pirates to get emails from ISPs later this month

    Gaah!

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    Re: Suspected pirates to get emails from ISPs later this month

    Quote Originally Posted by Dashers View Post
    Get It Right, get a DRM version that can only be played on a few devices for a year before it expires.
    Get It Right, with bundled menus, adverts, copyright notices, and other forced content.
    Get It Right, with poorly written launchers, DRM apps and other vulnerability promoting materials.
    Get It Right, with clunky boxes that you have to store somewhere.
    Get It Right, with on-demand that expires a week after broadcast - or 1 day before you got round to catching up.
    Get It Right, with adverts that are compressed to buggery and wake the household up with a bad cut.
    Get It Right, with advert messages overlaying your TV episode.
    Get It Right, move to a different country because the content you want is physically not available in your country.
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    Re: Suspected pirates to get emails from ISPs later this month

    As usual... rather than fix the problems they go after the only option available that people have been forced to go to in a lot of cases....

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    Re: Suspected pirates to get emails from ISPs later this month

    Quote Originally Posted by Jowsey View Post
    Get It Right, move to a different country because the content you want is physically not available in your country.
    I have seen that with content posted by one arm of the BBC in the UK on YT.

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    Re: Suspected pirates to get emails from ISPs later this month

    Quote Originally Posted by Dashers View Post
    Get It Right, get a DRM version that can only be played on a few devices for a year before it expires.
    Get It Right, with bundled menus, adverts, copyright notices, and other forced content.
    Get It Right, with poorly written launchers, DRM apps and other vulnerability promoting materials.
    Get It Right, with clunky boxes that you have to store somewhere.
    Get It Right, with on-demand that expires a week after broadcast - or 1 day before you got round to catching up.
    Get It Right, with adverts that are compressed to buggery and wake the household up with a bad cut.
    Get It Right, with advert messages overlaying your TV episode.
    So true - As someone who makes a big effort not to pirate its damn frustrating. I have friends who do pirate - straight to TV 4K streaming using Kodi and I'm stuck with low quality painful services (Chromecast does not support Amazon Prime, Fire Stick does not support Google Play Movies - Ahhhh!!!!). So far the only DRM I've felt work is Steam but only because its unobtrusive, cheap and it just works but then you find some Ubisoft title that needs uplay!!!!!!!!!
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    Re: Suspected pirates to get emails from ISPs later this month

    If the government had any good sense at all it'd tell content creators to dry their crocodile tears and innovate and give consumers what they want.
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    Re: Suspected pirates to get emails from ISPs later this month

    As above, but I doubt hardcore pirates would be scared away by an "email of alternate recommendations" - it is just going to highlight to them that they need better security.

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    Re: Suspected pirates to get emails from ISPs later this month

    Quote Originally Posted by Dashers View Post
    Get It Right, get a DRM version that can only be played on a few devices for a year before it expires.
    Get It Right, with bundled menus, adverts, copyright notices, and other forced content.
    Get It Right, with poorly written launchers, DRM apps and other vulnerability promoting materials.
    Get It Right, with clunky boxes that you have to store somewhere.
    Get It Right, with on-demand that expires a week after broadcast - or 1 day before you got round to catching up.
    Get It Right, with adverts that are compressed to buggery and wake the household up with a bad cut.
    Get It Right, with advert messages overlaying your TV episode.
    Amen brother!

    Adverts, on a paid-for service, are only going to drive people to use Pirated versions, for free.

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    Re: Suspected pirates to get emails from ISPs later this month

    haha quality

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    Re: Suspected pirates to get emails from ISPs later this month

    Quote Originally Posted by Jowsey View Post
    Get It Right, move to a different country because the content you want is physically not available in your country.
    Forgot that one (I wonder why that hasn't impacted me that much ), but yeah, very important. And I guess related, Get It Right, wait a week after your American friends have already seen the episode and told you who dies.

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    Re: Suspected pirates to get emails from ISPs later this month

    Quote Originally Posted by Jowsey View Post
    Get It Right, move to a different country because the content you want is physically not available in your country.
    Exactly. I once had to import a Wallace & Gromit DVD from the USA because the BBC release wasn't until THREE years later!

    I might do similar this year, as "The Expanse" is NOT available on Bluray OR DVD in the UK!
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    Re: Suspected pirates to get emails from ISPs later this month

    Quote Originally Posted by EvilCycle View Post
    As above, but I doubt hardcore pirates would be scared away by an "email of alternate recommendations" - it is just going to highlight to them that they need better security.
    But it will scare away (or actually punish) all the little people who just download a few things here and there, which then removes the vast majority of those who support the pirate's activities in the first place...

    Quote Originally Posted by GetItRightwebsite View Post
    There is a 2 second scene in “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” that took months to create.
    Maybe if they spent that time and effort making a decent film instead, people would be more inclined to pay the insanely high prices for a cinema ticket?

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    Re: Suspected pirates to get emails from ISPs later this month

    OK so I don't really have any experience with DRM, so why is it generally hated? Is it mainly the fact that you're severely limited in where you can use the program/game?

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