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One of the bargaining chips that cable channels have when negotiating new contracts with cable providers is the "blackout" — pulling their content from the provider until a better settlement is reached. That's what Time Warner customers are learning as the provider continues to debate the terms of its agreement with CBS. In this brief — yet lively — video discussion, our experts examine the effects of a cable blackout on consumers.
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