Cardsharing has evovled over the years to where we are today and to be honest its people like you responsible for it. Let me explain cs invovles you sharing 'your' card with someone who has a differnt card to which you own, do you agree? So someone is actually laying out the money for the cards, they are not free surprisingly. People offered 'free servers' and all the tight arses thought great 'free tv' to a point now most of them are unwatchable due to the sheer volume of free loaders. So people turn to payservers, beacuse the want the packages and dont have a card to share in order to get them.
Your 5 quid a month is very noble of you but you are going to need 12 mates to break even if where talking about a certain popular package tight profit margins you see.
I am here because i have an intrest in all european satellite and i have been for over 10 years and to be honest i dont really watch much of it which is probably true of most hobbiest out there. And if people want to chip in thats upto then look at it this way you can get free stuff from torrents but people still pay for newsservers.
I dont know how much understanding of cs you have but your post suggest you dont have much because if you did you would know that these 28.8 fixed dish free loaders are going to ruin cardsharing for the rest of us. My rant over