D&M strip ReplayTV of controvertial functions

The new owners of ReplayTV have decided to avoid the roth, and the lawyers, of the US TV broadcasters by removing two of the functions that the broadcasters had the greats expection to — the automatic skipping of adverts and the ability to send a recorded show to another ReplayTV-equiped household — from their soon to be released 5500 series. Pricing hasn’t been announced.