said by bull3964 :yeah. they've lost so many subscribers over the last 5 years since this depression started that I'm sure you're right.
You're free to vote with your wallet of course, just don't expect it to have ANY effect.
Annual revenue for cable card users in 3rd party devices probably amount to less than the rounding error in the quarterly financials for one of these networks. They simply aren't going to lose sleep over losing you as a subscriber.