UK Bits: DVD Downloads; Net News Law; ABC Combined Figs

DVD downloads: London-based special interest publisher Pioneer Online is tackling the problem of letting people watch web video on their LCD TV by encouraging people to burn its vids to DVD. Its science site, which operates on an electronic sell-through (EST) basis, is using fluxDVD to let viewers download shows like Stormchasers and Was Darwin Wrong? to disc. Burnable shows cost $5 more than downloads, making a DVD show $8.99.

Net news law: News articles reporting on cases generating intense public scrutiny should be taken down from online news archives, former lord chancellor Lord Falconer told” title=”BBC Radio 4