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The Future of TV

Jan 31 2005, 1:46am EST | by , in News | Other Stuff

The Future of TV
 
 
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The Future of TV

The NY Times has an interesting article on the trend of homebrew PVRs and cableboxes as well as the use of P2P filesharing tools to access TV shows.

The trend to use MythTV or bittorrent is getting big enough that TV studios fear to loose revenues from their TV DVD collections. Apparently TV studios try to get ahead of the trend early adopters lay-out and are working on offering legal downloads of their offering. This would be a great service and I would pay for it. To search and find a descend copy of a TV show in time on the net actually costs time. I hope Comedy Central starts soon to offer the Daily Show download subscription.
See also discussion on Slashdot.




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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
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