Wednesday, December 22, 2004

Peer-to-Peer TV

Peer-to-Peer TV on Red Herring
Forget Wife Swap, the next fad to hit TV, and the courts, could be swapping live video feeds.

German software engineers Guido Ciberski and Petra Bauersachs are promising to introduce software they call “Cybersky TV” this January. They claim Cybersky TV will use peer-to-peer technology to carry live television feeds. If the service gets enough users, its first broadcasts in February could revolutionize TV ‑ and guarantee a deluge of lawsuits.

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