Or just not quite as dense as we thought.
Don't confuse Broadcaster (local, with local ads, and merely 'affiliated' with a network) and the Network (National, with national ads). The broadcasters's business model strongly resembles the car dealerships', and just like Tesla is getting well-funded pushback from the dealers, a proposed change in that model will get pushback from the state and local pols that depend on local TV to advertise in their districts.
Often those two groups of damaged personalities have considerable overlap. And overlap with the upper reaches of church hierarchy.
While I agree with you in principle, I hope you're either non-US or quite well off.
Otherwise, prepare for an unpleasant visit from some humorless MAFIAA (Music And Film Industry Associations of America) personnel.
Have you learned nothing from Snowden and what's-her-name?
And that's the number one reason cash will be eliminated.
No undocumented, untaxed, under-the-radar transactions will be tolerated.
No illegal drugs, no paid-for sex, no firearm/cash transactions.
The CashMax transaction that didn't require paperwork was $10k. I believe it's lower now.
Soon it'll wind up being $1.
A degree doesn't guarantee diddly - had a colleague, a hardware EE FIVE years out of school, who was unable over the course of a 4 month project to remember the difference between a BJT and a MOSFET, for between the two polarities thereof.
Most frustrating as the circuit in question used all 4 types, and every review had to start from square one or, at best two. FIVE years in industry.
A windowless room with a shielded door is waaay cheaper, and at least as effective.
But now he's quite incapable of enjoying it.
Considering you can by raw poppy seeds which will grow into opium gum poppies and various other seeds which are sold as bird feed.
Provided you don't know that _all_ poppies are opium poppies, then it's legal to buy the seeds and grow the flowers.
Of course now that you know
It regulates the behavior of the US Government WRT those companies, not the companies themselves.
They'd make quite a team, and the debates might finally be watchable.
Not dead. Sold.
When lawyers make decisions, the decision is always 'Pay some lawyers!' Never 'Pay some engineers!'
This affects what, 3 actual living persons?
That's just pre-9/11 thinking.
Everything's different now - we got the National Security State we always dreamed of. Better, even!