Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Coquitlam, BC, Shaw Digital Cable subscriber
Mmm, tried (without success?) posting a response with a link. I think that's not allowed for me, not sure. Anyway, for anyone following this, try Googling:
Shaw Cable Begins Blocking IEEE 1394 (Firewire) Output from STBs
The first hit, with today's date (Christmas Day!!) should be a "Gossamer Threads" posting by Martin Lynch on this subject. Sounds like bad news, currently at least.