[Nottingham] BBC iPlayer petition

Martin Garton martin at stupids.org
Thu Jul 5 16:39:54 BST 2007

> I have my views on BBC content and I notice that someone on LugRadio  
> this week said they had the same opinion.  Because I pay my TV  
> License, I own that content.  That content is *mine*.  I shouldn't  
> need to pass through layers of Digital Restrictions Management in  
> order to get to something I own.

How is paying your TV license fundamentally different from paying a Sky
subscription for example?  Should you own the content Syk produce also?

I could understand you if the TV license was a tax.


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