"The company intends to roll out the commercials to users still on TiVo Experience 3 at a later date." (Said by the article's author, not directly attributed to TiVo.)TiVo confirms ads are coming to all DVR recordings regardless of subscription status
PS: The article quotes Tivo indicating TE3 is not excluded.
If this happens and doesn't get ripped to shreds, I'm gone as a tivo customer. I see lawsuits coming.
There seems to be a difference of opinion, from what was said by @TiVo_Ted here earlier today . . . .