Over at TCS, Glenn Reynolds has harsh words for Amazon’s new online video service:
So, in summary, to be allowed the privilege of purchasing a video that I can’t burn to DVD and can’t watch on my iPod, I have to allow a program to hijack my start-up and force me to login to uninstall it? No way. Sorry, Amazon.
[CNET reviewer Tom Merritt’s] advice to Amazon: “Try again.”
Talk about Not Ready For Primetime Players.
Update: Jeff Jarvis has equally harsh words for “The National Broadband (ugh) Company“, NBC’s foray into, well, broadband: