The US Appeals Court for the 1st Circuit ruled that video recording police officers and public officials is protected by the first amendment. Provided your recording takes place while they are performing their public duties, public video is now an established right. In other news, Amazon has been working on its own tablet computer and Forrester Research is making bold claims of its future success. Published in Forbes, the group believes Amazon could sell 3-5 million tablets by the end of the fourth quarter. As seen with the HP TouchPad’s recent popularity, a low price tag could be the key to finally competing with Apple’s iPad. And finally, Walmart recently launched its platform for renting online movies and its proven to be its largest online success to date. Walmart’s Vudu service has already eclipsed Sony and Amazon’s streaming video efforts.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 30, 2011
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).