How do you put a TV station on the Mbone?

David Sparro dsparro at
Mon May 2 14:11:34 UTC 2011

On 4/29/2011 8:57 PM, Robert Bonomi wrote:
> Those royalties are based on the_actual_number_  of persons
> tuning in to each such work.  No 'averaging', no 'estimating', nothing
> based on 'ratings', or other 'sampling techniques -- you have to count
> the_actual_number_  of people tuned in.  It gets messy, but you have to
> have 'auditable' records of when each person 'tuned in', and when they
> 'tuned out'.  One_has_  to be able to detect the latter condition under
> all possible circumstances.

Really?  How do they detect the number of people that were gathered 
around my screen while I was watching?
Does that mean I'll be able to get a refund (pro-rated of course) for 
falling asleep during UFC 129 this weekend?


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