Researchers from Forrester Research have finally made official what we all knew would happen for years: people are now spending more time on the internet than watching television. This comes as no surprise. With services like Roku, Hulu, Xbox, and PS3, there has never been a better reason for cutting your subscription to cable TV.
Even though Blu-ray offers more than twice the resolution of standard definition DVDs and a higher quality sound, Americans don't seem to be fully sold on the idea. This begs the question: what are they waiting for?
With the influx of camera phones, social networking sites and a whole horde of other geeky crap that allows us to post our images online or send them via 'the magic satellite beams', one immutable law has come forth. 'Whatever goes on the 'Net Stays on the 'Net'. Hopefully all of the knuckleheads who 'lemming like' say to themselves, 'This will just be private between me and 'X'' Yeah 'X' meaning the 'unknown number' used in advanced mathematics.
Anyone who's ever trawled through the numerous numbers of videos on YouTube and other video sharing sites knows that there's lots of 'questionable' material out there. Well, if the FCC has it's way not only will it govern the traditional broadcast airwaves, but cable, satellite and the 'Net will fall under its jurisdiction. All this (no pun intended) 'hinges' on the old case of Janet Jackson's 'Wardrobe Malfunction' during the Halftime Show for Superbowl XXXVIII. Here's an article by John Eggerton explaining what's at stake: