Links for 2007-12-14

  • Extenuating Circumstances – BBC iPlayer – Don’t Cross the Streams – Excellent and detailed iPlayer review by Dan.
  • The Guardian: Media FAQ – “while the regulations extend beyond traditional broadcasting to cover internet and mobile live streaming, receiving TV programmes on-demand, or say as part of an internet-based catch-up service, appears not to be covered.” [via:Kevin Anderson]
  • The Communications (Television Licensing) Regulations 2004 – Ooh. Interesting changes in the regulations: “receiving by any means any programme included in that service, where that programme is received at the same time (or virtually the same time) as it is received by members of the public by virtue of its being broadcast or distributed…”
  • Darren’s Christmas Card – Now that’s what I call flash snow! [Quite excited about Darren’s card this year. As you’ll see here, his cards in previous years have been wonderful things.]
  • Amazon SimpleDB – Amazon completes the set: “Amazon SimpleDB is a web service for running queries on structured data in real time… Works in close conjunction with [S3 and EC2], collectively providing the ability to store, process and query data sets in the cloud.”