this post (UPDATE: on how to sign up for the open public trials, which launched on 27 July 2007, and to see screenshots etc and a video, now go to this post).
AOL and Warner are going to launch In2TV in January 2006, through which classic TV programs (TV shows like Welcome Back Kotter) will be available for free download, whichever episode you like, with ads to generate revenue - so let's hope the BBC will give us access to their classic TV series archive too. Without a 7 day cut-off! (as to which see my post on the BBC's iMP (or MyBBCPlayer) trial of software allowing free downloading of TV programmes).
Washington Post story, via IPPR IP blog.
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