More trouble for Google TV as Viacom blocks their internet content

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#1

More trouble for Google TV as Viacom blocks their internet content.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2010/11/FFdpz7.png[/newsimage]The public launch of Google TV may have garnered a lot of mainstream consumer attention, but has also made it difficult to keep support from some content owners.  Viacom is the latest company to block its content from Google TV, which prevents content from MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, and other Viacom-owned material from being played.


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#2

Sounds like Google TV is just about worthless now. Hopefully the Boxee box can continue to prevent any content blocks on their device.


#3

What do you expect from Viacom?? They’re the biggest pack of pricks out there…


#4

Stewart and Colbert the only thing worthwhile on Viacom’s vast empire (of suck). But, overall, the big networks are acting like a bag of dicks, while Google garners sympathy and fans. It’ll hurt Google TV sales, but there’ll undoubtedly be some type of workaround for users.