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Thursday, 24 March 2016

Another favourite disappearing from many television screens.



 

http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2016/mar/23/sky-buys-exclusive-rights-to-all-formula-one



Sky buys exclusive rights to all Formula One 

 

 


 



F1 a television favourite of mine, is removed from my screen (apart from the British Grand Prix) by the greed and self interest of Ecclestone, and the "power" of Sky Television.


Rupert Murdoch

Bernie Ecclestone















I totally refuse to put even more money into Murdoch's pocket by purchasing his "Sky Sports" packages (or any of the other packages) just to watch one series of events and will stick with "Freeview".
The spread of Sky television into all aspects of viewing is, I would suggest, depriving me and thousands of other people the pleasure of watching popular programmes as a consequence of the pure greed of the television company and various sports organisers.






Some people will not buy Sky television as a matter of principle and others will not buy simply because they cannot afford it. The time may come when the only viewing on Freeview will be Tiddlywinks competitions or shopping channels. When that day comes, I will throw my television set into the recycle bin and go on line.