Microsoft Tries to Ban TiVo Imports

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deadsenator

Tivo has been around forever.  I have never noticed anything Microsoft-like in their product.  Tivo is the best DVR interface that I have ever used.  Microsoft makes the DVR OS/interface technology for all the crummy Comcast boxes.  They are terrible!  This sounds like extortion to me.

 

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BAMT

"The four patents in the ITC case relate to program schedules and selection, controlling the interface, and a way to restrict use of the DVR based on the program’s rating."

It looks like some BS-type patents they could sue anyone for.

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