[mythtv-users] Written proof that we've all been conned about SD
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Tue Sep 11 04:59:35 UTC 2007
On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 02:26:20PM -0600, match at ece.utah.edu wrote:
> I would strongly suggest that the SD board NOT do that. The subscribers are
> customers, not SD decision makers. The BOARD should be about the
> business of making decisions for and in behalf of SD, not the subscribers.
> The SD board should simply adhere to their charter, which *I think* is to
> provide listings as cheaply as possible to it's subscribers. If the money
> comming in exceeds the money going out (after expenses and after building
> a reasonable cash buffer) then the subscription fees are too high, and vice-
> versa. They should then be adjusted accordingly.
> Or, if the purpose of the corporation was to fund developers, then as long as
> the SD lawyers say it's OK, do that. You don't need my permission as a
> subscriber to move forward as long as your actions are approved by the
> Either way, as a subscriber, if I become unhappy with the 'service'
> then I'll let the board know of my displeasure and it can deal with
> it however it decides is best. That's as big as my voice is for $5 a
> month (or $20 a year, or whatever)
> Now then, if you ask my opinion I will give it, but I expect YOU to
> make the decisions for SD. SD is not a democracy, and the subscribers
> are not shareholders.
What Marvin said.
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