in reply to The next successful successor to DVD as a medium for video will be:
Checking back today I see that the majority seems to agree with me that Broadband delivery will be the next Big Thing(TM).
My guess is that's what Apple is betting the farm on, and their recent move to Intel was more about TPM than about fast processors. They're making a lot of money off of digital distribution via iTunes right now. Many might argue that it's already effectively replaced CD's for audio distribution. TPM would be an effective mechanism to allow the likes of Disney to distibue for the MPAA without too much blubbering about piracy.
But to be really specific about HOW I'd prefer to see that broadband distribution working, in a word: BitTorrent
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