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Re: Roku's Netflix Player: a hands-on review

Posted by: Anonymous [ip:] on August 01, 2008 09:36 PM
>So if this is linux based, open source (or at least mostly open
>source), what are the chances that you could register any linux
>computer to act as a roku box for the purposes of using the
>watch now feature

There is zero chance of that unless you reverse engineer the
protocol and encryption used to stream the data. Roku has
released source code for the GPL stuff on the box. However, the
video player application isn't open-source.


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