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Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Three quickies: Joost, Netflix, Sony

- The fledgling Internet TV service Joost has started to sign up independent producers, according to The biggest name on board so far, of course, is Viacom. Now, IndieFlix and Shorts International are involved -- and I presume that'll involve additional compensation for the content creators.

- Netflix just announced their first quarter earnings. Interesting tidbit: since January, they've delivered one million streams of TV shows and movies to subscribers via the Netflix site's 'Watch Now' feature.

- Wired's Gadget Lab blog reports on some problems purportedly related to new copyprotection Sony has added to DVDs. Problems have been affecting new movies like 'Casino Royale' and 'Stranger than Fiction.'

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