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July 19, 2004
TiVo for Radio in the UK
Via Ren Bucholz @ miniLinks, a fascinating article on the UK's digital radio market and the products that will let listeners copy/pause/replay anything they can tune:
More than 20 years after MTV aired "Video Killed the Radio Star," the original broadcast medium is moving to reclaim the cutting edge of technology with music downloads over the radio.
...A digital radio already on the market, the 'Bug' from the UK's Pure Digital, lets users record programs -- including songs that would be flawless except for DJ chatter -- and export them to a computer, where they can be loaded onto a portable music player like Apple's iPod or burned to a disc.
, "these are exactly the kinds of devices that would be affected by the digital radio broadcast flag
(PDF) currently being considered by the FCC
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