Lets talk about piracy
How possible is it to obtain a device that records HDMI input? Wouldn't that make ripping media from services like Netflix a walk in the park? Why isn't this being done right now by everyone?
You're talking about unauthorized copying, NOT piracy.
>You can't due to HDCP or whatever
Hardware HDCP removers can be bought for under $20
>Why isn't this being done right now by everyone?
HDMI capture cards are not cheap. $80 or more
Also you lose quality by transcoding