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Re: There's no substitute for value, was Re: BBN/GTEI

  • From: Sean Donelan
  • Date: Tue Aug 25 16:47:33 1998

johnl@iecc.COM (John R. Levine) writes:
>Lest anyone think this "pay for value" approach is too complex to be
>used in the real world, consider the relationship between your local
>CATV provider and its programming sources.  The provider pays for HBO,
>takes local broadcast for free, and gets paid for infomercial
>channels.

And the reason why the US Congress enacted "must-carry" was ?

And the reason why Murdoch is buying both content generators and
distribution channels was ?

Why do things always look simple from the outside ?

Where is Andy Rooney when you need him ?
-- 
Sean Donelan, Data Research Associates, Inc, St. Louis, MO
  Affiliation given for identification not representation




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