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  • Feb 10th, 2016 @ 12:05pm

    No one needs, WHAT??

    Something to think about here..
    YAHOO video..In high res, uses 5mbps..Other sources are upgrading to High FPS and HD ranges..
    In a house full of INTERNET devices, from your DVD player, your Computers, ROKU BOX, your CELLPHONES, your Frig, XBOX/PS4, 3D GAMING??...How many single player games REQUIRE connection to the net??? MOST of them, its called DRM..

    With a shared house of more then 1 person..Double the speed AT THE LEAST..if you have children, DOUBLE again..
    Do you want to do MORE then watch movies and anime, you better double it again..

    Thats just for the internet, and NOT to bump around multiple connections with each other..
    NOW lets talk about a HOME network system on TOP of this..
    Are you scanning all your Pictures? Music? so anyone in the HOME can use/see it..Thats a server JOB..

    ITS asif, they want to sell to EACh person as an individual..Want MORE? PAY MORE.. They already have Data caps..that you can Break in an instant..just watching movies and yourtube HD..

  • Feb 10th, 2016 @ 11:52am

    Even in..

    Even in a content society there will always be those Discontent/mentally disabled/those that dont see the picture..

    What acerbates this is the Alienation of those that are supposed to be taking CARE of things, fixing things, in control of our society...

    If you feel like a Mushroom, look around and see if you can understand why...

  • Feb 9th, 2016 @ 8:44pm

    (untitled comment)

    "Australia’s economic output by just 0.7% by 2030"
    They have estimated in the USA, that Even without it, the USA would go up that much Naturally..if not more.
    90% of this is Jobs, and 10% is corporate wages..
    If you Cut 10% of corp wages, you would probably be able to hire another 10,000 people to work, NEXT WEEK..

    "the usual suspects"
    Is this a Bad thing??? Logic, economists, and the public have been saying it for the last 10 years.. This is like your art teacher TRYING to tell you, yellow and blue make green, and you dont CARE OR WISH to understand....

    The Aussies are in a GREAT position if they did 1 thing...CUT the copyrights, and LET THINGS IN...all the hacked goodies and Other products that 'do the same thing' with out paying 300 copyrights, to MAKE them..would create enough sales jobs in the nation to give everyone a Good living. They could create a better market on Amazon/ebay and sell it to other nations(and hope not to be Blacklisted) for selling un-copy protected goods..

  • Feb 9th, 2016 @ 1:28pm

    part OF THE PROBLEM

    a NEW pice of CRAP isnt as good as the old, and you want to repair the new one and CANT???
    I will go back and Fox/remod the old one, and FORGET the new one. And get another 20+ years from it..

    THIS...in an age when we could have 1 small box, that you can Plug a Hard drive, DVD(CD,DVD,BR, any format), Flash drive, almost anything, Including a security system...and play ALL our movies and videos..
    And run into about 300 Copyrights, that you would have to pay for..

  • Feb 9th, 2016 @ 1:22pm

    I dont believe it...

    15 years??
    REALLY? only 15 years??
    Can anyone one say...MaBell??
    GET A HINT HERE...
    The Phone corps have been playing the 'Hide the penny' game for YEARS...they buy each other up Back and forth just to confuse the issue.. IT HASNT CHANGED..

  • Feb 4th, 2016 @ 12:08pm

    ESPN IS SILLY

    To everyone that is paying for ESPN, and dont want it..
    They say that 40-60% of everyone wants to watch ESPN, and they put it Into the basic Cable/sat..so that EVERYONE pays for it, if they want it or not.. At $8 per month on your bill..
    So we can suggest that 40-60% of the people DONT WANT ESPN, but still PAY for it..
    Isnt there a LAW about receiving services, and Paying for them?
    Why is the law for Cable/sat any different then Services rendered? and paid? If I dont want it, WHY am I paying for it?

  • Feb 4th, 2016 @ 12:03pm

    HOW is copyright done?

    OK..
    Who has a RIGHT to copy protect the video..
    NBC, CBS, NFL?
    NBC and CBS dump the video..Lost it..Threw it away..
    Why didnt the NFL, ASK for a copy?? or the original??

    HOW is copyright done for the Corporation?? By Broadcast or by the OWNING of a copy of the video??

    IF the original was Erased...AND they needed to pay for Copyright, and DIDNT.. Is there any claim to Copyright?

    This reminds me of What happened to the 'Doctor WHO' series..300 Lost episodes..They searched the World for Copies..and HAPPY to find that people HAD made copies of most of it..

  • Feb 3rd, 2016 @ 10:55am

    (untitled comment)

    And Ecuador?
    Gets a Large amount of Oil wells..
    They can sell oil around South america...And make Tons of money..

    UNLESS Chevron sabotaged the machines and wells..

  • Jan 29th, 2016 @ 11:58am

    3% economy, 3% inflation

    I wonder how this all looks with 3% increase for 15 years..

    $18,000 Increased by 45%...$27,000...and that isnt incremented..

    The Fun part of all this...In the past 20+ years, the Corps have raised things 3% per year in TOP WAGES...no matter the economy. And the lower wages, SAT.

    If the Lower wages went up as Much as the TOP wages, as a percentage, you would be getting about $15 per hour, min wage.

  • Jan 28th, 2016 @ 1:25am

    Im waiting..

    to see if all the Footage is BLANK...

  • Jan 22nd, 2016 @ 9:53am

    California assemblyman

    I wonder about all the things happening in his Jurisdiction..
    To worry so much about HUMAN TRAFFICKING..

    This person is a deligate from ELK GROVE CALI..
    Population in 2013: 161,007 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +168.4%
    located just south of the state capital of Sacramento. It is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population of the city is 153,015. The second-largest city in Sacramento County,

    I think this person has MORE problems then HUMAN TRAFFICKING...
    " backlog of more than 1,500 rape kits in her jurisdiction, some dating back more than a decade "

  • Jan 22nd, 2016 @ 9:41am

    California assemblyman

  • Jan 21st, 2016 @ 11:43am

    Re: Not Open = Walled Garden

    Anon..
    Something to think about..
    WHY do people use Offshore servers..
    Servers and server farms in other countries ARE CHEAPER to use then ANY company in the USA..

    Cut access to the World, and you will cut access to about 70-80% of most internet access..

  • Jan 21st, 2016 @ 11:38am

    Re: Riiiight!

    #3..ARE they given the ability to NOT have ESPN, on a new cable subscriber..Are they TOLD they can Cut their bill, by $5-8..

  • Jan 21st, 2016 @ 11:33am

    Anyone here?

    Ever watch NEWS from other nations??
    And generally find that it has LESS BS in it??
    EVEN the BBC, has better news about what the USA is doing in other countries, then WE HEAR about.
    There are Many nations that have TV broadcasts, even sponsored by the USA...that have better news then we get.

  • Jan 21st, 2016 @ 10:39am

    FOR ALL THE BITCHING..

    Has anyone...
    During a Commercial and complaint session..
    About ISIS/ISIL.. using the internet to Corrupt our children and nations...
    Ever mentioned a SITE doing it?
    A CHAT doing it?
    A social media site doing it?
    Any internet location doing it?

    What would happen if a Site was mentioned that was RE-Programming your kids..
    What would you do??

    I figure that 100,000,000 hits and ALLOT of consternation would be on that site, IN THAT CHAT/Forum/SITE... in Less then 2 minutes..

    For all the posturing and Falderal(BS).. being past around, this seems to be a FAULT in all that is being said by our government..Give us a SITE name or location and I will BET, the site goes DOWN...
    This will be better then the Christian Church vs Leonardo..

  • Jan 21st, 2016 @ 10:26am

    What I saw over the years..

    USA, GEOCENTRIC, restricted format sports.
    There are TONS of sports around the world going on..
    There are TONS of Olympic events going on around the world.
    More variety and diversity and selection, then ANYTHING shown on this sports channel.

    I saw MORE in Wide world of sports, then on ESPN..and that is OLD

    Then they spread out abit..
    And added MORE commercials then was ever created..and CHARGED a fortune to show them..And would show, enough that 60minutes of sports was 30 minutes of commercials...

    I got a look at One world Sports, and it was ALLOT BETTER

  • Jan 20th, 2016 @ 7:36pm

    Re: Re:

    tHERE ARE PROBLEMS WITH THIS..
    1. those on Top want the same wages, if not more..all the time.
    2. They dont think like that..If they arnt getting as much money, they raise prices..
    3. Same as 2..but, they BLAME others/something ELSE, for their failure, and NOT adjusting prices DOWN..

    This isnt as a Family trying to Cut corners, to make ends meet. They want to SHOW they are spending to much to cover the ENDS, and Show a loss..and not pay taxes...Which gives them an excuse. Then they BLAME something else as the problem..They dont want to Change/adjust things, because it WAS WORKING..

  • Jan 20th, 2016 @ 1:25am

    What could the movie industry gain

    leTS ASK ANOTHER QUESTION...
    WHY it works the way it does?

    Lets see...the movie and music industry holds all the cards.
    They can Price any part of, Making, distribution, Sales, Theaters, DVD, ALL OF IT..
    And it shows in the paperwork.
    Its turned itself into a Bunch of front companies..Just to SHOW that prices COST to much, and they dont make any profits.

    What could they gain with a NEW distribution system that eliminates 99% of its over head??
    They GAIN NOTHING...
    They could goto the Net, and create there OWN service, and sell for $1 per view...and make MORE money, and show a profit..
    But they DONT want to show a profit. They want to show a LOSS, and claim every cent.
    And get rid of about 1000 jobs local, and about 5000 in the system.. not counting actors and the makers..

  • Jan 19th, 2016 @ 3:53pm

    iN THE OLD DAYS

    Before cable it was major corps...selling to regional systems..
    Then cable TRIED to consolidate this, and ended up into the heap..Selling services.
    Regional services almost ALL went independent..Still free to watch, but limited in how many you can get.
    Sat came in to fight against CABLE, only 3 companies ever got up in the air, and no REAL competition, except for people in the fringes with little access to cable.
    Even NOW cable is in towns and cities, and SAT is FINALLY able to be mobile and almost anyone can get it..

    In the OLD DAYS, cable and sat, you could Buy the groups of channels you wished..and BASIC was FAIR..and about 50 channels from locals and independents..

    Then the Corps diversified, MADE MORE CHANNELS, 7 major corps own ALL the channels, around the world.(WOW, what a spy network)
    And insted of 3-4 channels from 1 corp, you have 20-30-40...ALL of them taking your money...
    With CABLE/SAT deals that say if they SHOW 1, they have to SHOW ALL...and each costs cable/sat money, and then it costs YOU MONEY..
    So, insted of having Lots of good content on a few channels, we have 40-200 channels FIGHTING to put Something on the TV...ANYTHING on the TV..from CRAP to Great programs..but how much can you CREATE every day of the year.
    YOU CANT..
    So THEY SWAP SHOWS BACK AND FORTH, A show starts on 1 channel and ships to the next and the next and the next, and takes 6 months to 1 year to Cover all of the corps channels..and you see the SAME thing, over and over and over..
    THEN they sell it to Another group, and its shown AGAIN..

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