CCW 4/8/2022: An airing of grievances

This week on TechHive: Cord cutting confusion isn’t your fault

A lot’s changed since I started writing about cord-cutting in 2014, but one thing remains constant: The TV industry doesn’t make it easy.

You shouldn’t have to sort through a dozen different apps to find something worth watching, and you shouldn’t need an entire pay TV bundle just to watch one specific live channel. You also shouldn’t have to be a tech-support wiz just to make your TV work the way it did with cable. Yet through a combination of greed, shortsightedness, and technical complexity, that’s the way it is.

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