[dorkbotdc-blabber] DTV Coupon program is broke

Bjorn Westergard bjornw at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 23:56:13 EST 2009


If just one person decides to do something else instead of watch TV because
of this, it will be a net good in my book. As a sign of government suckage
though, yes, annoying.

On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 11:24 PM, Justin Sabe <justin.sabe at gmail.com> wrote:

> pirate analog TV! anyone have a pink bus or a Coke pitching AI?
>
> On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 11:21 PM, Andrew Q Righter <q at theqlabs.com> wrote:
> > Each customer was allotted 2 (two) coupons! How much are converter boxes,
> > and why were they allowed to double up? If this gets any worse come March
> > '09 I say we'll need some collaboration among the tech
> > groups/companies/organizations of D.C. to do some fund-raising for our
> D.C.
> > neighbors who can not afford such prices.
> >
> > Unfortunate. :/
> >
> > *starts work on the "DIGITAL RABBIT EARS" project* lol
> >
> > On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 11:10 PM, Alberto Gaitán <
> alberto.gaitan at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >>
> >> This is just f*ing great...
> >>
> >>
> >>
> http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20090107-pols-hit-panic-button-as-dtv-coupon-program-goes-broke.html
> >>
> >> *uck
> >>
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