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hottboiinnc4
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join:2003-10-15
Cleveland, OH
reply to Hall

Re: Congressional involvement ?

lol none. and not because of the date. Because they have no power. That's the issue and they know it. NO Gov't body has the power to get in the middle really. The FCC only makes "rules" and they're very broad at that and are easily struck down in court- which we all know too well and their battles with the MSOs and at times the Telcos - or both. But the Feds can't force the content providers to actually give up their networks/content at a "responsible" rate. They own and at most created the content- they have the right to charge for it. if the provider doesn't want to carry it; then they have the right to say no and move on.


Hall
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Just two weeks ago, a NY congress person tried to meddle in the FOX vs Cablevision dispute, remember ?

hottboiinnc4
ME

join:2003-10-15
Cleveland, OH
tried. has no legal power at all. and remember it was election time.


Hall
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said by hottboiinnc4:

and remember it was election time.
You catch on quick (not!).