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Episode 90

Contents

Frame Rate 90:

Guests

Intro Video

The Big Story

  • Chat with Amber J. Lawson from IAWTV about the IAWTV awards

Another Big Story

Yet Another Big Story

Slip Stream

Tube Tops

Film Falm

What We're Watching

Feedback

I just wanted to let you know that I've created a subreddit for users to post and discover the best legal TV that's only available online.

http://www.reddit.com/r/OnlineOnlyTV

I've found it very hard to discover and keep up to date with shows online. Schedules aren't consistent, RSS is rarely used, and every site is different. This won't solve it, but it's a start.

Stuart



I just wanted to say that I completely agree with you, Tom, about the Hulu Plus restricted content. I think it's absurd that even if you pay for a subscription, there are still shows that are only available on the web. I understand that the reason they can't put everything on Plus is due to licensing restrictions the content providers place on mobile devices and actual televisions. The industry needs to get past the idea that they can lock things to a particular ""screen"" and that they are somehow entitled to be paid differently depending on how we watch exactly the same programming. Content is content and putting in artificial restrictions that only confuse and annoy your audience, is not good business. There's also the usual complaint about advertising on a so-called ""premium"" service, but that's beside the point. I realize I'm preaching to the choir here, but I had to let you know how much I share your frustration.

I love the show and I'm a Hover and Squarespace customer thanks to your show and others on the TWiT network! I love both services and use them for my small photography business.

Thanks,

Tony


Another legal vs. ethical debate for you: the apartment complex I live in just did away with their wifi, forcing me to get my own internet service. I went with Comcast, and was only interested in getting internet. However, after doing some reading on (and having my curiosity piqued by) ""must carry clear QAM"", I split my incoming cable line (using the splitter and extra cable that came with my Comcast-rented modem, I might add), and hooked one side up to my TV. After scanning, I discovered that I do, in fact, get a few channels: my local network affiliates only. These are channels that I would have access to anyway via my complex's community antenna, if they ever decided to fix it. (For the record, I live 75 miles from my ""local affiliates"", so indoor antennas simply don't cut it. I've tried.) I have absolutely no desire for any channels other than ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX.

So, your call: Is keeping my TV hooked up and getting only these locals legal? Is it ethical?

I look forward to hearing your answer,

Ryan


"Yes, Joss Whedon was a fan of the Avengers, but M Night Shyamalan was a fan of Avatar the Last Airbender.

John in NY


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