Court Nixes Network-Wide Digital Recording System
A federal judge in New York recently enjoined Cablevision from introducing its new network DVR system, which would have allowed consumers to record cable programs without having the recording equipment installed in their homes.
The heart of this case is Copyright Law’s ability to reach consumer copying even where the consumer is not the one doing the copying. (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation v. Cablevision Systems Corporation)
Cablevision is a...
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