Earth to Cable: You don’t control us.
Whether or not cable and phone companies succeed in building out the fully licensed world (that is, sucking everywhere down under the lids of their closed systems), we will remain free. We can live without you if we have to. Always could, always will.
[Amazing how quickly Noah got used to not watching TV when he lost the privilege. It'll never be back in its old form.]
Source: Doc Searls Weblog