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Emacs' Alsaplayer version 0.12

http://lists.gnu.org

"Hello all, After much needless delay I'm pleased to announce the latest version of Emacs' AlsaPlayer (EAP); version 0.12 (codename 'Gaza Remembered'). With the addition of customisation groups (and several other improvements) I now believe this is ready for inclusion in Emacs.

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BBC embraces Linux users with new iPlayer

http://www.daniweb.com

File under: about bloody time! The BBC has, at long, long last, released an iPlayer beta which supports both Linux and Mac users.

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BBC Opens Up - Or Does it?

http://ostatic.com

The BBC's iPlayer site has been a target of open source community ire since it started. Originally delivering content via Microsoft DRM-protected technologies, it was condemned by the FSF (among others) for dictating unfree technology choices on viewers.

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Why BBC is Microsoft Media (Video)

http://www.youtube.com

Watch the BBC getting grilled at the Parliament over its blind servitude to Microsoft, which it simply cannot defend.

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DRM and the BBC iPlayer: an interview with Paul Battley

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

In this post I will interview Paul Battley, the man who wrote the program that worked around the DRM loophole at BBC. ... He wrote a script (in the Ruby programming language) to replace the blocked Firefox extensions. It worked a treat but the BBC blocked that too; however Paul, just like Kenny in Southpark, couldn’t be killed off so easily.

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iPlayer on GNU/Linux

http://james.cridland.net

The new BBC iPlayer went live at around 5.00pm today...the streaming service is for all, whatever OS you’re using, as long as it’s got Flash support.

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No news, but no snooze

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Two things piqued my interest recently. One was the iPlayer protests at the BBC, the other was the Wiki tracker project. More specifically, it was the reporting of these events. In the case of the former, it went virtually unreported and made me proud of our independent and open news sources and reporting network. The latter highlighted (again) the many issues of user-generated content.

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What tricks is the BBC up to with Microsoft?

http://www.theregister.co.uk

The BBC iPlayer has been a hot topic on everyone's lips. It's late, doesn't work very well yet, presents some ISPs with a big economic problems, and is limited to Windows XP users running Internet Explorer.

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BBC looks to court online viewers with media player

http://www.linuxworld.com

The BBC has released a public beta of its own software application for watching video online, hoping to engage younger people who are consuming more of their content over the Internet.

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BBC Trust backs calls for Linux iPlayer

http://www.theregister.co.uk

The BBC Trust met with the Open Source Consortium (OSC) yesterday to discuss the controversy raised by the BBC's iPlayer, which will only work on Windows XP.

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BBC Trust to hear open sourcers' iPlayer gripes

http://www.theregister.co.uk

The BBC Trust has asked to meet open source advocates to discuss their complaints over the corporation's Windows-only on demand broadband TV service, iPlayer.

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