Time to get over it
I too was annoyed and upset but have taken Ray's advice and 'talked' to the lovely Laura Savelli on 800.886.0130 x136 a deal was offered and taken up instantly.
We have to get over our bitterness and look at all the advantages that there is to the subscriptions.
Oh! and by the way my activation fee included the first months subscription.
So for existing owners I can assure you that the entry point can be just about as low as it is possible to go.