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Fair use's fatal conceit

My colleague, Neil Turkewitz, begins his fine post for Fair Use Week (read: crashing Fair Use Week) by noting that

Many of the organizations celebrating fair use would have you believe, because it suits their analysis, that copyright protection and the public interest are diametrically opposed.

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Are DVRs going the way of VCRs?

The DVR is a wonderful device.  Digital Video Recorders let you record all the TV shows you want and watch them on your schedule. 304 more words


Time Travel

Time has shifted. Literally.

The idea of a “prime time,” when families sat around a TV to watch the news on one of the three broadcast channels at 6:00 pm, is long gone. 751 more words