CES Showcases Content Anywhere. Here’s a Real-World Reality Check.
So, Iâm writing this blog on the 12th of January, 2010. Who knows, really, what day youâre actually reading it. The 12th is a significant day, however, in that it is a day after January 10, 2010âthe day CES wrapped for the year. CES has been the harbinger of new technologies and gadgets to come for yearsâand this year, like last year, proved to be one of the most exciting yet. E-Readers, mobile gadgets, the ever-watched tablet (from both Microsoft and Apple). All graced the floor at CES.
And, while I dutifully planned to blog about these devices and their implications to our business, itâs going to have to wait. I am just too angry at the moment. Hereâs whyâjust when I thought we were making progress with actual IP ownership (see my previous blog post on the Disney Keychest initiative) through both independent studio efforts and collaborative initiatives from content owner consortiums to promote the cyber-locker concept, Iâve hit a personal, significant barrier. Thus, Iâm angry.
Hereâs why: I want my American version of The Office. Itâs that simple. I bought it through the Amazon VOD service a couple of months ago for the premium price of $40-bucksânot an insignificant …
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