Monthly Archives: July 2011

Pick Up Your Copy of the 2011 Spring Technical Forum

The 2011 Spring Technical Forum proceedings are now available for purchase. The CD-ROM features all of the papers that were used as the basis for the Spring Technical Forum sessions at The Cable Show 2011. This year’s Spring Technical Forum sessions featured various subjects and authors: What’s On TV? Techniques and Technologies for Content Discovery […]

Leading by Example — Closing the FCC’s Title II Reclassification Proceeding

In an op-ed in today’s Washington Post, Karen Kornbluh, U.S. ambassador to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, and Daniel Weitzner, White House Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Internet Policy, made a powerful case for building an international consensus around the benefits of an open, interconnected Internet. According to Kornbluh and Weitzner, the Internet […]

The Rapid Pace of Innovation

Back in June, on the eve of NCTA’s annual conference, it was clear that a theme had emerged for The Cable Show.  As I wrote on this blog, we were entering “a new world in which Consumer Electronics, Information Technology and Hollywood” have come together into order to deliver our customers new and powerful ways […]

Teaming Up to Address Online Theft of Content

Today, the film, television, music and ISP industries announced a landmark agreement on a common framework for “Copyright Alerts” – a state-of-the-art system similar to credit card fraud alerts – that will educate and notify Internet subscribers when their Internet service accounts possibly are being misused for online content theft. This voluntary system, which will […]