$100 Netflix DVD Downloader Runs Linux?
May 21, 2008, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Netflix and Roku today jointly announced a tiny set-top box
(STB) said to offer unlimited streaming of DVDs and TV episodes on
Netflix members' TVs. The $100 'Netflix Player by Roku' is rumored
to run a customized version of Linux along with robust DRM
"Netflix already provided a service for members to instantly
watch DVDs and TV episodes on their PCs. That capability required
the presence of Microsoft DRM via Windows XP or Vista, however, and
did not support Mac or Linux users..."