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Re: Obama Sides With Consumer Groups Pressing for Digital TV Delay
Posted by: Renay San Miguel 2009-01-09 15:13:44
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The incoming Obama administration wants to clear the air regarding the switchover from analog to digital television, so it has sent a letter to Congress asking for an extension of the Feb. 17 conversion date in order to address "weaknesses" that it says are hurting consumers. Neither the government agency distributing the coupons nor the trade association that represents the consumer electronics industry views those "weaknesses" -- which include a lack of funding for consumer coupons to help pay for digital converter boxes -- in the same light.


consumer coupons to help pay for digital converter boxes
Posted by: bzbzbtzy 2009-01-09 15:36:42 In reply to: Renay San Miguel
Tell me why the citizens will have to pay for this service when the "porn industry" is asking for (and will probably get) a handout?
oops,I meant BAIL-out
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