schnucki writes "A new, innocuous-looking consumer electronic device known as a
personal video recorder is not much different in nature from the
video cassette recorder, and very few of them have been sold to date.
And yet, an increasing number
of executives at television
networks and advertising
agencies have their ears
nervously on alert, ...
Its the NYT so you need a free account, but its decent
piece talking about the impact of ReplayTV and Tivo on TV industry.
Personally I think this is an intermediate step before we get to
full, on-demand broadcasting over the net, but its a great step.
RIP Network TV.