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El Quintron
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reply to bionicRod

Re: give me standalone HBOGO

said by bionicRod:

But making content easier to access and afford reduces piracy. Locking it down only encourages it.

Agreed, but the CEO of HBO has stated that losses due to piracy are less than losses they would incur if they abandoned their current model which isn't to go after TV Subs but to get other channels to pay to be bundled with HBO, which is where the bulk of their income comes from.

I did read this in a reputable interview last year, so I'll try and post the link here or PM you with it at some point.
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