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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    Pete Austin, 26 Sep 2005 @ 1:35am

    Sports highlights?

    We don't even need to guess what this really means when Janet Jackson still holds [the] TiVo title and #2 is Britney+Madonna.

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