I think on this occasion it's consumers doing the fighting. There's many people cutting the cord and they aren't all Apple users. Verizon is starting to offer smaller channel bundles in hopes of subscriber growth.
I'm definitely picking one up. Being able to get XBMC makes it worth the price. Thanks for the repository suggestion. Btw now that you have a Porsche, who gets the blowjob? Hang in there and tell cancer it can go fcuk itself.