'Streamloading' Circumvents Copyright Law to Kill Video Buffering and Data Overages
- McLean Gordon for Motherboard July 1st, 2013
- Source: http://motherboard.vice.com/blog/streamloading-circumvents-copyright-law-to-kill-video-buffering-and-data-overages
For nearly as long as people have used the internet, they have suffered through buffering and downloading delays to watching their favorite videos. These days, bandwidth has increased at home, but under current Draconian mobile data policies, streaming content on the go is increasingly not an option, and copyright laws prevent users from buffering more than short snippets of content to take with them.
Luckily, Dr. Shivendra S. Panwar and his team of student researchers at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University have a solution: "streamloading."