Published Feb 29, 2008

Bloggers like Marc Andreessen, John Gruber, and TechDirt have heaped scorn upon ABC’s decidedly feature-retro on-demand service. With ads you can’t skip, ABC’s offering gets rid of what everybody seems to agree is the most wonderful feature of the DVR. Is ABC stupid or brilliant? I’m almost tempted to argue the former — this could be a clever business move.