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The Future of PVR is in Your Bandwidth (Bittorrent + RSS)

Posted on 12 May 2005 by

The Future of PVR is in Your Bandwidth (Bittorrent + RSS)


BitTorrent + RSS = The Next Big Thing:
Last weekend, Family Guy returned to network television. As a fan of the show, I Tivoed it and watched it that evening. A friend, whose single-tuner Tivo-a-like was occupied by Desperate Housewives, missed it. When he came to me with this sob story, I simply replied “Just download it.” “Huh?” he says, “You mean on the Internets? Where?” Keep in mind, this friend is by no means a Luddite. He’s a regular Nintendo-playing, slashdot-reading, blackberry-having, caffeine-addicted geek, yet he was not familiar with tvtorrents.com or BitTorrent. I won’t dwell too much on my disappointment in him over this, but I will remind you that BitTorrent accounts for one-third of all data transmitted on the Internet, so if you’re not down with BT, start paying attention.

previous byopvr news items on bittorrent and RSS Must Download TV! and RSS and bittorrent torrentocracy

EDIT–>as akos points out Legally there might not be a future in this *sigh*

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