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Cutting the Cord

TVretro200With our move to the country, we decided to cut the cord. We've ended our subscription to cable TV.

And, we have entered a world we didn't know existed. A world of collusion, where scoring content from a network often requires a cable subscription.

Which was the situation this evening as I sat down to watch the kick-off of the NFL Season with the Hall of Fame Game.

Nyet. The NBC Sports app required a link to my cable provider (I no longer have one). Hulu was also a no go because I apparently didn't have the right plan.

I chuckled and put down the remote.

If I'm willing to watch your content with your commercials...and you block me because I'm not part of your incestuous cabal?

I guess I'll watch the highlights tomorrow on my phone.

Without all those commercials that are so precious to your business plan.

Y'all might want to buy a clue.

 

         

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