On-screen caller ID = The Clapper

Every 18 months, someone trumpets Caller ID displayed on TV (an easy task for a cable modem or DSL obviously) as the long-awaited killer app of interactive TV

If this were true, then (to paraphrase James Carville) the digital TV industry would be the most expensive act of masturabation since Ross Perot’s candidacy.

We have cordless phones now. And, really, you can look at your phone while you watch TV.

Other than your boss, Caller on TV is not interesting to anyone on Earth.

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