FCC again shows some spine, leading us to ask “Who are these guys?”

We meant to address this yesterday, but had to catch a plane.

The FCC, after a year of enforcing practically nothing, is finally standing up to the cable companies.

Basically, FCC chairman Kevin Martin has a stern, simple message in response to the industry’s proffered compromise on a la carte pricing: A “family tier” has to offer channels a family might actually want to watch – i.e., some sports, fer cryin’ out loud. cuban355x355.jpg

Meanwhile, one out of one billionaires agree: A la carte pricing is bad! Thanks to Mark Cuban, for looking out for us!

(Mark knows how affordable NBA tickets are, and how silly we are for demanding sports be part of “family tier” cable.)