Well, there you go. Are they still required to do CableCards if they got SDV working through software with TiVo and MCE, since those are the only two platforms that could use TAs anyways? The whole idea of them was stupid, since you cut both VOD and the DVR out of the picture. If they could have supported 2-way communication to work with VOD and a network DVR, then they would have started to make sense. The only reason to use CableCard is to use a TiVo or MCE machine, as otherwise, you're just getting LESS functionality. Small TVs are even harder to put CableCards in, as they are cheaper in the first place, would drive up the costs of making them, and a lot of them are probably connected to either DTA's, which are cheaper than CableCards, or multi-room DVRs, and CableCard TVs aren't DVRs.