Tivo has just announced a contraversial agreement with Apple for viewers to be able to download programmes recorded on their Tivo device to a video iPod. This puts them in a direct clash with the TV studios who may now try and stop them.
There are some fascinating intellectual copyright issues up for grabs here that could set some interesting precedent for the future. For consumers it is clearly a good thing. Tivo sure likes rocking the boat with the TV stations.