Microsoft Seeks Pay-to-TiVo Patent

from the the-meter-is-running dept

theodp writes "Users' fears of TiVo restrictions will only be heightened after reading Microsoft's just-published patent application for Control-based content pricing, which describes a scenario in which viewers are charged higher fees if they skip commercials or replay sports highlights."

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    Anonymous Coward, 24 Sep 2005 @ 1:41pm

    Re: Shift to the right?

    making it difficult to avoid this platform and concept of thinking.

    Nope, piece of cake. I haven't had cable in more than four years, and I don't see getting anytime soon (or the way things are going, ever)

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