Earlier this week, I posted about this week's announcement of the collaboration between the Open Media Network and the Public Service Publisher initiative, of which I've been the ad hoc chair. This generated a number of news stories which are linked below.
Open Media Network Launches Public Beta. Billboard PostPlay.
Open Media Network Launches. Link: BoingBoing.
Netscape pioneers launch free content network. Link: CNET News.com.
Free film and video clip network hits the Play button. Link: ComputerWeekly.com.
Netscape Veterans Launch Video Startup. Link: Forbes. Note: Associated Press story run here and many other places. --Dennis
Open Media Network offers free internet video delivery. Link: informitv.com.
Entrepreneurs launch film startup. Netscape veterans Homer, Andreesen hope to help producers distribute video over the Internet. Link: Inside Bay Area.
Network Shares Audio and Video, Screens Out Bootlegs. Link: Los Angeles Times.
Open Media Network: iTunes for video. Link: The Mercury News.
Search engines, startup media sites dream of becoming video hubs. Link: Online Journalism Review. Note: This one also has a good current overview of this space. --Dennis
Open Media Network, with DRM. Link: p2pnet.net.
Open Media Network Launches. Link: Red Herring.
Startup to offer digital TV, radio shows online for free. Open Media Network to distribute content OKd for distribution. Link: San Francisco Chronicle.
Open Media Network debuts. San Jose Business Journal.
Public video-on-demand service launched by Internet pioneers... Link: SiliconValleyWatcher.
Open Media Network. Link: Steve Gillmor's InfoRouter. [Note here that for the past three months, Steve has been a valuable member of the Public Service Publisher initiative's core working group.]
Netscape Pioneers Start Open Media Network. Link: Web Host Industry Review.
The news release, Open Media Network, A Free Consumer Service for Viewing Public Service Content on the Internet, Launched in Public Beta Today, is available at Business Wire, eContent, eHomeUpgrade and on the OMN web site.
Four bloggers have criticized the beta for being Microsoft-centric: OLDaily, PVRblog and SearchEngineWatch and Television Archiving. Be patient. Firefox and Apple support are on their way. Also see Stephen Downes' comment below for clarification on the OLDaily post.