Producer Yoshinori Ono rules out a PC release unless powerful protection methods can be found
Archive for 2010/09/23
The NPD Group’s latest PC Games Digital Downloads report has revealed that legal downloads of full computer games hit 11.2 Million during the first half of 2010, exceeding that of traditional physical retail purchases (8.2 Million) for the first time and putting added bandwidth pressure on broadband ISPs.
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Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster is predicting that the iPad will ship 21 million units in calendar 2011, up from the 14.5 million he initially expected. The enterprise will juice demand.
But what does Roku stream? Netflix, Amazon VOD, Pandora music, MLB, UFC, as well as smaller, nichier channels like Vimeo and Flixster and the like.
Google’s Czech tentacle has responded to yesterday’s move by data protection regulators to stop the company collecting any more images for its Street View service in the country.
Having spent three days grumbling and moaning about the Internet Governance Forum 2010, I pre-decided it was time to highlight the good stuff, the reason why people from 107 different countries bothered to attend. 1,900 souls turned up, making it the biggest IGF so far.
Format to be quickly superseded by downloads, streaming
“We’re obsolescing technology in 7, 8 year curves right now in this part of the industry. And how do you come in and impose regulations on something that is moving that quick, with volumes growing at that kind pace? The business models are still in flux. Whatever regulation you put in, 12 months from now will look silly… This industry is changing so fast it will make [new regulations] look silly five years from now, I believe.”
The US Supreme Court is weighing in on the first RIAA file sharing case to reach its docket, requesting that the music labels’ litigation arm respond to a case testing the so-called “innocent infringer” defense to copyright infringement.
A Spanish court confirms that users, not YouTube, are liable for the material they upload to the site. So long as YouTube takes infringing content down when notified, it’s in the clear.