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KrKHeavy Artillery For The Little GuyPremium
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Re: Goodbye Clear Qam Channels - FCC ruling
said by viper3431:... because it makes too much sense, and better for profits to bend the customer over for monthly rental fees on each and every box.
Why not give users a gateway device that has the ability to decrypt the channels at your main splitter and provide them in clear downstream (in your home). It tackles theft issues and provides users with the ability to get their subscribed channels throughout their entire home.
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said by KrK:Again... it's because the CONTENT owners won't allow it.
... because it makes too much sense, and better for profits to bend the customer over for monthly rental fees on each and every box.
Even the HDMI and Firewire outputs on the boxes are protected.
If it's important, back it up... twice. Even 99.999% availability isn't enough sometimes.