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View Resource Digital Video Broadcasting Multimedia Home Platform

The Multimedia Home Platform (MHP) "defines a generic interface between interactive digital applications and the terminals on which those applications execute." This gives different digital content providers the freedom to address any type of terminal, regardless of the end user's hardware. While the movement toward this kind of standard is not popular yet in the US, it is gaining momentum across...
View Resource Federal Communications Commission: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

In this report regarding the transition to digital television released August 9, 2002, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) addresses the need for copy protection of digital broadcasts. In particular, the main topic is the development of a broadcast flag that will "mark digital broadcast programming so as to limit its improper use." The implications of the broadcast flag are discussed in...