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'Marketplace' Report: Cable Set-Top Boxes

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'Marketplace' Report: Cable Set-Top Boxes

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'Marketplace' Report: Cable Set-Top Boxes

'Marketplace' Report: Cable Set-Top Boxes

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This weekend, cable companies will be required to give customers a card that can be used with any set-top box.

The new FCC rule means that cable television subscribers will no longer be forced to rent what their provider gives them.

Amy Scott of Marketplace talks with Anthony Brooks.