antdude writes: "The National Purchase Diary (NPD) Group Blog reports that "Internet Connected TVs Are Used To Watch TV, And That’s About All — The Internet connected high definition television (HDTV) screen has so far failed to break beyond the bounds of its TV-centric heritage, with little use for the big screen beyond the obligatory video services. But the connection is being used to provide access to a far wider variety of alternative sources for video content. The latest NPD Connected Intelligence Application & Convergence report highlights that nearly six out of ten consumers who own a connected HDTV are accessing Over-the-Top (OTT) video services through the device.
Seen on DSL/Broadband Reports."
antdude writes: "MacStories have an article, with images, titled "Mapping The Entertainment Ecosystems of Apple, Microsoft, Google & Amazon" — "... the various digital content stores that are run... -– specifically their Music, Movies, TV Shows, eBooks and App stores...""
antdude writes: "Linux Today shares an Opensource.com article on "The digital rights management graveyard: A brief history of digital rights management in music. There are more than a few reasons digital rights management (DRM) has been largely unsuccessful. But the easiest way to explain to a consumer why DRM doesn't work is to put it in terms he understands: 'What happens to the music you paid for if that company changes its mind?' It was one thing when it was a theoretical question. Now it's a historical one...""