cpartin at gmail.com
Mon Nov 13 23:09:15 UTC 2006
> > Hmmmm....so strange.
> > One would think that $100/month would keep a service provider happy.
> Not that provider. CableCo by itself probably could not care less,
> but the content providers seem to have everybody by the balls, and
> they would not be happy if you paid them $100/month (and you don't,
> CableCo pays them a share of it for programming but not all of it).
> Now, you you paid them everything you have except $100/month, then may
> be they would be happy. But probably not, that last $100 would keep
> them awake at night until they figure out a way to get it.
The Cable and Satellite are being forced to sign agreements that the
hardware will lock down the signal. They would love to advertise open
signal in a market of closed providers.
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