Today’s links of interest:
- TW joins suit over Cablevision DVR
Apparently, the storage of files on the server instead of the client makes this DVR too close to a Video on Demand service for several content providers. What do they want? Money, of course. The money that Cablevision would be saving with this plan.
- Brian Eno Reunites With Roxy Music (For Real)
Don’t get excited: it was only for a couple of days. Some people might even be saying "Brian Eno was in Roxy Music?"
- Chicago Tribune Releases Results of Ad Insert Audit
98.7 percent of all Sunday ad inserts reached subscribers undamaged. The audit did not count how many inserts were immediately thrown away by readers anxious to find the comics.
- Making the IPod More Sensitive
Actually, my iPod is too sensitive. It crys during most Pogues songs.
- ThePirateBay.org Raided – Servers Seized
Aaaaar!!! The world’s number one torrent tracking service will be temporarily offline.
- Urge, Microsoft and MTV’s Download Service, Leaves Much to Be Desired
And another review. It’s worrisome when your advertising campaign is noted as a key feature…
- New Media Player: Nice Features, but It’s No ITunes
A helpful review of Urge and Windows Media Player — now with even less backwards compatibility.
- A Music Player Only the RIAA Can’t Love
The XM device: now guaranteed to keep the music industry up at night.
- YouTube thrashes Google, MSN, Yahoo in Web video market
In other news, YouTube remains hot.
- TorrentSpy Accuses MPAA of Hacking
The MPAA engage in underhanded, nefarious activities? Perish the thought!
- Disney to sell films to own on CinemaNow
Next up, portability.
- How The Entertainment Industry Plans To Kill DVDs
With increasingly oppressive DRM schemes, higher prices, and no obvious benefits for consumers.