[opendtv] Re: Invention: The TV-advert enforcer

  • From: Philip Hodgetts <philip@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2006 20:28:06 -0700

At 5:18 PM -0400 4/19/06, John Shutt wrote:
>What if the Broadcasters, mean and greed lot that we are, got the FCC to
>mandate Philips "TV-Advert Enforcer" chip to be installed in all TV sets,
>STBs, and recording devices?  Who are you going to buy your television from
>Lest you think this is far-fetched, I simply point to the Broadcast Flag.

At that point it affects me not. I currently do not have a TV service 
of any kind, including no Over the air, and yet I still watch every 
program I watched when I had a satellite subscription. I'd like a way 
to pay a fair price for the service I enjoy but the studios/networks 
don't let me do it that way, so they miss out completely, as do their 

Philip Hodgetts
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