Microsoft Wednesday edged one step closer to its vision of offering a complete home digital entertainment system through PCs running Windows XP Media Center Edition OS. The company revealed a deal with a cable television consortium that will allow PC vendors to offer digital-cable-ready Windows Media Center PCs by next December.
Windows MediaCenter Courts the Cable Industry
Submitted by Mystic TaCo 2005-11-17 Windows 5 Comments
MS dream is to DRM everything so you have to pay the piper to watch or listen to anything.
Of course this nightmare scenario will give them a vice lock grip on all cable based media and monopolise them. Only a fool would acquiesce to that…