ATSC Tuner Card Compatibility

Richard Esplin richard-lists at
Tue May 8 09:37:25 MDT 2012

That is why freedom loving people run MindGuard:

On Tuesday May 8 2012 09:15:53 Steve Alligood <steve at> wrote:
> On 5/8/12 7:35 AM, Michael Torrie wrote:
> > Off topic, but the whole digital cable thing is infuriating though.  A
> > nice digital TV with a QAM/ATSC tuner in it and no they can't possibly
> > let you use that.  No you have to add a stupid converter box.
> >
> >
> that is 100% control.  Addressable set top boxes allow them all sorts of 
> power, including reports, encryption, what you can and cannot watch, 
> advertisements, streaming shows (and all those enable), and alien mind 
> powers (well, maybe not that last).

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