Re: Ever seen a URL that looked like this?


It's a streaming protocol media link. If go to a TV news channel website and they have "live video" or such the protocol is often embedded in the page you are viewing unless you click on "view source" and find the URL manually. Then, you can paste it into the address bar and view the file "stand alone"

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? maybe it's even a cellphone...
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To be more specific it's the microsoft streaming media protocol.
From http://sdp.ppona.com/ :
What is MMS? MMS or ' Microsoft Media Server ' protocol is Microsoft's proprietary network streaming protocol. Microsoft has never released a specification to describe how MMS actually works, yet it is extensively used by their Microsoft media player software. MMS protocol can be used on top of TCP and UDP transport protocols over any network medium. Its primary use is to stream live or prerecorded audio and video content to your computer without any need to download a file before playing.

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