Arrrr... VCR, the video pirate

March 13, 2002

Dear Jack [Valenti], A Music Lesson on Piracy for Hollywood

Piracy bill could lock up computers

"[The bill] would in essence turn your PC into only a VCR playback machine, and you wouldn't have the capabilities to move digital content around like you do today, like burning a CD, e-mailing a digital picture, or saving a trailer clip of a movie"

And what about us that use computers to produce our own original music or movies?

Posted by Andrew Raff at March 13, 2002 12:24 PM