The Tux behind the boob tube: How and why to build an open source TV

Posted by VISITOR on May 31, 2005 12:57 PM EDT
Mad Penguin; By Christian Einfeldt
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In this group of interviews, conducted before the May 6 appellate court decision squashing the broadcast flag, Mad Penguin™ talked to a group of hackers and cyberactivists who showed up for a build-in at Tony Godshall's house in the city of Alameda, California. These folks talked a bit about why they showed up at Tony's place; about how free digital TV fits into the greater software libre picture; and then Tony talks a bit about his experiences in building his own free open source digital TV and why he's a midwestern beefmeister who is residing and hacking open source TV boxes in California. Heh. We spoke with EFF Staffer Eric Hansen; Oracle Linux guru Peter Naggs; and of course, the beefmeister himself. (Keep reading to find out about the beef.)

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