Winding Down ’06? Or planning a midnight on the 31st closing? Or looking over specs for retailing those someday (maybe) necessary digital tuner add-on boxes? What? Some homes don’t want a box no matter what? Tough love from the government? Or a plan to boost the economy during the election? Or what? Suppose anyone in Washington actually knows what he’s doing? Yep, that was a rhetorical question. You can tell that was rhetorical as we track the waivers vs implementation orders over CableCards … or Retransmission Extortion. Want to know what Rocco thinks about that? Just between those two brain dead laws, regulations and interpretations thereof lies proof… Doesn’t anyone in DC ever think about the greatest laws of all? Random Notes:

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WarnerMedia Distribution Shakeup

WarnerMedia distribution heads Sofia Chang and Rich Warren are departing WarnerMedia as part of a larger organizational change. Head of commercial operations Tony Goncalves is creating a new sales and

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