Criminalizing the Fast Forward Button
Wow, the concept of fair use is sure taking a beating. Politicians are sure carrying a lot of water lately for media companies. Check out this article at Incite. This is not that far-fetched. A couple of years ago, ReplayTV added a jump ahead 30 seconds button on their machine that would instantly skip a standard commercial. TIVO, the industry leader, has held off matching this function due to industry pressure.
Posted on November 29, 2004 at 03:01 PM | Permalink
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