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End of an era

Microsoft is finally killing off the WebTV service.

Wow. At one time, WebTV was the most common ISP for visitors to this site. What can I say? I was popular with the living room crowd. I suspected it was still around, as a legacy service for the existing WebTV and MSN TV hardware. I wonder how many of the original WebTV set-top units are still around? If there are any, holy cats they are tough little buggers, compared to the lifespans of my last two laptops.