[clug] Query re Transact costs.

Paul Hampson Paul.Hampson at anu.edu.au
Fri Nov 26 02:47:49 GMT 2004

On Fri, Nov 26, 2004 at 12:37:59PM +1100, Brett Worth wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 25, 2004 at 07:43:57PM -0500, Patrick Cole wrote:
> > It's nice to be able to stream the TV around the house over the gigabit
> > ethernet.  Multicast is very handy.

> That's the ONLY reason I'm still with Transact yet they dont really support
> it.  It seems they turn a blind eye to it.

> I reckon they should be using it as a marketing feature.

They can't. Content providers get edgey the moment someone ties "Set Top
Box" and "Computer" together, encryption notwithstanding.

Turning a blind eye is a good deal better than "encrypt everything"
which would cost TransACT money, but if push comes to shove would have
to be done.

Paul "TBBle" Hampson, MCSE
7th year CompSci/Asian Studies student, ANU
The Boss, Bubblesworth Pty Ltd (ABN: 51 095 284 361)
Paul.Hampson at Anu.edu.au

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