Re: Tivo, Fair Use, Video-in-the-Cloud, and Vidster

From: Jeff Bone (
Date: Sat Mar 31 2001 - 12:37:59 PST

This is actually a very clever idea.

Anticipated problem with any of these concepts: program listings considered IP by
networks, who decide they need to monetize this IP?


Lucas Gonze wrote:

> > > Where do you get the program-listings metadata?
> ...been thinking about a CDDB-type approach to handle this problem. The problem
> is that foreknowledge is needed. But the general idea is that one person would
> schedule a recording manually, give it a name like "Gilmore Girls", and that bit
> of data would be available to the cloud. Other people could then look up
> "Gilmore Girls."

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