MyPirateTV, care of TiVo
So while taking a break from working, I checked out TiVo's site, in hopes that they had come to their senses and lowered the cost of the Series 3 box, I noticed a link to a press release that had an interesting title.
TiVo announces plans for even more choice in bringing Web video content to the TV.
So I click through, and eventually land on this press release. In a nutshell, this service allows you to set up 'virtual television stations' to transmit your home movies to friends and family who have TiVo's.
But of course, I see a much more fun use of this service. Why transmit home video, when you can send that episode of Doctor Who you just retrieved from bittorrent instead?
Or what I would enjoy doing, set up a channel that streams a lineup of shows I think my friends would be interested in, an episode of Heroes here, an episode of Avatar there; they could then sign up for the channel, get their season pass, and enjoy new shows every time I upload them.
That, would be hot.
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