Open Access IP TV

Popcast, a service I read about this last week from HDforIndies, is a pretty interesting development in the video/television world. Essentially, it's on-demand programming over your computer that uses BitTorrent to share video files among viewers.

This is the kind of video distribution tool that I imagine will start making waves soon (which will likely drive up the cost of this particular service, and with any luck hack cable prices at the knees). But for now, if you're interested and have a fast connection to the internet, you can take advantage of it for free.

If any of you PC users happen to try it out (the Mac version is promised soon), let me know if it cuts the mustard. In theory it sounds great, but in practice it may take some time to develop into anything worthwhile.

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