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#1 OFFLINE   Ray H

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Posted 02 April 2002 - 05:16 PM

This just released a little under two hours ago.

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#2 OFFLINE   Dan Flowers

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Posted 02 April 2002 - 05:28 PM

Hey guys,

I am pretty new to DirecTV, and was wondering what the new "smart card" will mean for normal subscribers. Will it change the interface at all, or will things basically be the same as they are now?

Thanks!

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Posted 02 April 2002 - 05:34 PM

It will mean they'll send you a new card. You pull one out and stick the new one in. That's it. Service should be uninterupted and unchanged for the majority of subscribers.

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Posted 02 April 2002 - 05:40 PM

Its just a move to counter attack hackers
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Posted 02 April 2002 - 06:01 PM

Don't be so sure Steve. I find it odd that they're dumping NDS. I think it may be more complex than that. Specifically, I think they might be making post-merger plans that involve using the DirecTV equipment if possible (it's less receivers to swap out).

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Posted 02 April 2002 - 06:05 PM

I doubt it has anything to do with the merger, I read about this awhile back and its now just surfacing. Direct TV has had these plans awhile now.
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Posted 03 April 2002 - 07:43 AM

NDS has been charged with spending Millions to hack competitors security in Europe, what organization would want to hire the 79% Rupert owned pack of criminals.

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Posted 04 April 2002 - 04:49 PM

Originally posted by Ben Stone
NDS ... the 79% Rupert owned pack of criminals


Getting a little ahead of yourself aren't you, Ben? You've got NDS judged and pilloried before the trial has even started. It's still in discovery I believe. Gonna be interesting to see if CanalPlus is successful getting all the alleged participants to California to testify on their behalf. The jucier listed witnesses are movers and shakers in the Canadian hacking industry and may be a tad shy about setting foot on U.S. soil, let alone into a U.S. court. (extended holiday in the Caymans, eh?)




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