Originally Posted by atomicbartbeans
They would have to change the format in which television would be broadcasted, which would mean new TVs, which would be very unpopular with everyone else.
That is happening. This broadcast flag would have worked only with digital broadcasts (ATSC). That is the new format and your new TV's are digital TV's. That transition is already underway and has been for some time. But I have no quarrels with that.