Entertainment vs Pigopoly - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between entertainment and pigopoly
is that entertainment
is an activity designed to give pleasure, enjoyment, diversion, amusement, or relaxation to an audience, no matter whether the audience participates passively as in watching opera or a movie, or actively as in games while pigopoly
is (informal|derogatory) a cartel of greedy, overcharging businesses, specifically the entertainment industry.
* entretainment (chiefly archaic)
An activity designed to give pleasure, enjoyment, diversion, amusement, or relaxation to an audience, no matter whether the audience participates passively as in watching opera or a movie, or actively as in games.
a show put on for the enjoyment or amusement of others
(obsolete) maintenance or support
Admission into service; service.
(obsolete) Payment of soldiers or servants; wages.
- The entertainment of the general upon his first arrival was but six shillings and eight pence.
(informal, derogatory) A cartel of greedy, overcharging businesses, specifically the entertainment industry.
* 2002 February 1, "Ayn R Keey" (username), "
Re: Democrat National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe does not hold office", in alt.fan.rush-limbaugh and other newsgroups, Usenet:
* 2003 November 19, "Tacit" (username), "
- It is no more than a tie between the players in the Two-Party Pigopoly * of our government. ¶
Re: Screen capture from DVD", in comp.graphics.apps.photoshop, Usenet:
* 2005 February 21, "news" (username), "
- That's actually quite encouraging; it shows that no matter how much they try, pigopolies like the MPAA can't stop technology with legislation.
Re: Mac OS X and the Cell Processor: A Marriage Made in Heaven?", in comp.sys.mac.advocacy, Usenet:
* 2006 November 7, "Data Banks" (username), "
- I think it is one thing to not have DRM built in in the first place, and keep your board from being being massacred by the pigopoly , but quite another to have built-in DRM and not implemet it.
Re: a quick semi-OT question", in alt.games.the-sims, Usenet:
- a lot of smaller ISPs were getting their feed from a certain pigopoly company that had decided to save money and unplug a heap of their storage units & sell them off.