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Old November 22, 2010, 01:05 PM
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Google TV arrived with much fanfare only just last month, and was toted as bringing with it a new TV and multimedia experience. Part of the attraction is its ability to find and stream network TV shows that provide episodes online, thus, not requiring a separate cable/satellite connection. Nothing illegal, it simply tapped into the web feeds that t... [ Read full article ]
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Old November 22, 2010, 01:17 PM
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Old November 22, 2010, 01:25 PM
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Really....this was unexpected? They want you to see this content on their websites where they control the interface, and can get more ads in your face when viewing the content.
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well, it sucks for anyone who has google tv
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Its no wonder the American economy is growing like a dead tree.
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great stuff seen this coming from years ago everything in 1 place
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Fox has attempt to deflect the idea that they are simply in it for the cash, by voicing concern that Google TV may “aggravate piracy”.
Lol... dumb-asses don't even know WTF they are saying. Learn English you rich f*cks!
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Really....this was unexpected? They want you to see this content on their websites where they control the interface, and can get more ads in your face when viewing the content.
I thought that too, but the way it works, is that it simple strips the flash code, and expands it to fill the screen. So the user is still watching the same streaming video as they would on the website, with all of the included commercials and everything.

So in reality - in terms of ads - the companies are loosing anything. In fact this may arguably drive MORE people to the website feeds, thus INCREASES ad views.
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