Eric Bangeman writes: "Although the courts shot down the FCC's attempt to enforce the broadcast flag, the networks are moving full steam ahead on getting the flag written into law one way or another. So far, one bill has been introduced that would plug the so-called 'analog hole,' and there have been a number of Congressional hearings on piracy and copyright. ...¶... HBO has joined the fray with a recent FCC filing in which it argues that its programming—and all "Subscription Video On Demand" services—should fall into the category of "Copy Never." In a broadcast-flagged world, that translate into consumers not being able to record content broadcast by HBO. ..." Link: Ars Technica.