Wednesday, May 26, 2004

Slashdot | Japanese Digital TV Viewers Complain About DRM Restrictions

Slashdot | Japanese Digital TV Viewers Complain About DRM Restrictions

I guess this is where the interactivity of the internet comes in. Sooner or later people are going to get tired of the same old media being generated for television. There are going to be people who are creative and who are presently creating/going to create alternative media. You choose what you want. The problem with the television is that you are limited to what you watch. That limit is no longer present with the advent of the internet, and broadband.

The big companies like the RIAA and the MPAA want to make sure that there monoply on this media remains. Fine by me, I wont watch what they generate. Its a whole bunch of crap anyways. I would rather watch/read alternative stuff, that is actually worth something.

I used to watch TV a lot. My mother used to complain that I was addicted to the television. Thats changed. I dont have a television, and who has time anyways. The computer is interactive I can schedule downloads and move on with my life. Watch stuff when I actually have time, if I have time.

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...