i think that i still has to be connected to the satellite dish to get a signal to watch them even if you have canceled
but i cant say for sure but i think that it does
correct me if i am wrong anyone
Google "Digital Millennium Copyright Act" and "Fair Use Doctrine"If you own the DVR (as I do) or lease it, anything that's recorded is you personal property. Dish Network has no legal right to block you from viewing your own recordings. If you decide to return the receiver, you can copy the content to a VCR (still around?) or DVD.
Key phrase: "you created". The stuff on your DVR was created by others.This is similar to software trial periods. You can try software for a lenght of time and if you don't "unlock" it you can't use it anymore, but the data that you created with it is your property.