This week join Steve and Jonathan as Steve takes you through the details of the famous Sony Corp. of America v. Universal City Studios, Inc., 464 U.S. 417 (1984) or “Betamax Case.” Listen in as we take you through the initial apprehensions studios had toward allowing audiences to have the power to record and archive programs.
Feel free to look at the actual text of court’s decision available via Cornell Law: link
Interesting NYT 2013 article about the “echoes” of the Betamax case: link
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