Registered: Jul 2000
Originally posted by TiVolutionary:
They took a very risky, expensive, and pioneering step with this promotion, and regardless of whether you like it or not, they deserve the press for trying something new.
Maybe I'm cynical but something tells me if Replay or UTV had done the same thing, not only would this forum skewer them silly, but Tivo would pound chest, claim the moral high ground, and say, "see, we don't do such crass things."
Yes, Tivo needs other revenue steams, but remember Prodigy. AOL, while a devil to the marketing world now, smartly held off with the cluster bombs until AFTER critical mass. Prodigy, poor Prodigy, went whole-hog advertising central and...
well, you know. Interesting concept. It just *looks* like you had to sell your soul for it. Sorry, but forging new ground -- and claiming so -- is one thing. Desperation is another. Let's not confuse the two.
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