Alexander Cameron writes: "Time and time again, industry talk comes back to what the one 'killer app' will be for IPTV as a platform. Most assume it will be video on-demand, as the historical business case has always rested on the fact that consumers love being able to have video whenever they want it, and subsequently rack up enough in their bills to justify the expense of rolling it out. The truth is IPTV has far more killer apps than that, just as it has share of things that should never raise their ugly heads above the proverbial parapet. In this article we explore some of things that as a next-generation technology IPTV can offer that no other platform can come close to. And unfortunately, we also touch on the blacklist of horror that anyone caught being enthused about would need to be taken out and shot for. ..." Link: tv over.net.