Gordon looking to jumpstart OnNet

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Barry Gordon, former prexy of the Screen Actors Guild, is lending his film studio relationships to new venture OnNet, a San Francisco-based startup promoting an all-in-one set-top box to serve as a distribution platform for movies, television shows, music and vidgames. The company’s patented OnNet Media Gateway is being introduced to studios to host video-on-demand, digital video recordings, vidgame playback, interactive TV and wireless connections between TV sets and computers functionalities. System can store up to 100 DVD-quality movies. Consumers would be charged for a movie only when they request to view it. Gordon, an attorney and former SAG topper, will spearhead the development of relationships with film studios, as well as the negotiation of content agreements with each studio.

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