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Fairplay is fair game?

With all the talk of the appletv device, and uh, that other thing, you could be forgiven for missing the latest announced device from Netgear. The EVA8000 media player streams YouTube content, music, photos and high definition video from your PC to your telly over wireless (including 802.11n). But what’s really interesting about this device is that it can also stream DRM-enabled content from iTunes (on a PC at least).

This means one of two things: either Apple are loosening up and licensing their Fairplay technology, or Netgear have pulled a fast one, and are going to get a slap. Interesting.

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  1. Until I have seen this beast, I assume some trick. Like taking the audio coming out of iTunes and relaying that to EVA.Volker Weber#

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