Because it has been when I've used other devices.... my Android tablet won't output the sort of streamed media I want to watch on a bigger screen over HDMI, for example - like NOWTV or VMGo. If it could I wouldn't be asking this question!
There are reasons other than HDCP for tablets not streaming to HDMI outputs. My iPad won't let me use Sky Go via the Apple HDMI adaptor as they have restricted viewing to the tablet only. This isn't an HDCP issue - it's a rights issue. Are you sure your issues are HDCP related and not related to other rights.
It's REALLY rare for a mainstream TV with an HDMI socket NOT to support HDCP properly.
If you have a DVD player or Blu-ray player with HDMI output and it works on your TV, or if you have had a Sky box or VM TV box via HDMI and it works, then your problem isn't necessarily HDCP related.
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