Originally Posted by stoffe
They did that here a couple of years ago. All television is digital and you need a digital box to plug into older TVs to be able to watch non-satellite channels. I bet someone in the electronics industry made quite a bit of money when a few million people suddenly needed to buy those.
I'm sure that you're right. I'd love to find the vote in Congress that authorized this bill, then find out who voted yes and compare that to which Senators/Representatives are taking money from which lobbying groups. Wow, that was a mouthful.
Essentially, how many Congresspersons were paid to vote this way.