Cable & Telecom

Internet TV Democracy launches

WORCESTER, Mass. – Democracy launched on Wednesday, a new open source internet TV system. The non-profit Participatory Culture Foundation (www.getdemocracy.com) launched Democracy, which it is billing as a 'TiVo for web video' system. Democracy uses RSS and BitTorrent "to give everyone their own TV station, leapfrogging over existing systems from Apple, RealPlayer, Flash, and Microsoft," says the press release. "The days of waiting for Internet video to buffer and watching it in a tiny box are over," said Participatory Culture Foundation co-founder Nicholas Reville in the press release. "With Democracy, internet video is ready to play when you want to...