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customerserviceguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-09-07 01:40 PM
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4. Sounds like another excuse
to get into our pockets for a monthly fee. Remember the good old days, when you bought a product, you owned it's services for as long as you could keep it working? We had the VCR, as long as you replaced tapes every hundred or so recordings, you could use it to your heart's content. Now, we have TiVo, which you have to give someone a monthly lien on your paycheck to use, whether you use it that month, or not. Same for satellite radio.

Big Entertainment has long salivated over a way to get us to pay for each time we listen to a song, or watch a show, the pirates of Silicon Valley are all too eager to hand this to them.

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