The BBC is thinking about porting its iPlayer software to OS X to allow direct downloads of its programming to the Apple TV. DRM and licensing issues could make this a complicated exercise, but the broadcaster seems determined to enter the living room of broadband-connected Britons.

The iPlayer itself has been ridiculed for the use of restrictive DRM, but many users donít seem to mind: The BBC just revealed that it clocked 3.5 million program streams and downloads in the two weeks following the iPlayerís official launch on Christmas Day. The Beeb was able to get a total of one million viewers to use the software during that time. Continue reading at

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