February 10, 2005

Broadcast Flag will Kill Superbowl Commercial Parties

Hollywood takes away more fair use rights. Cory Doctorow:

Every year, EFF president Brad Templeton throws a special Superbowl party: they tivo the whole Superbowl, ignore the football, and watch the ads. This might be the last year that they get to do this, though: when the Broadcast Flag kicks in this summer, this kind of shenanigan will require hardware that's illegal to make and sell:

Posted by James Zellmer at February 10, 2005 12:00 AM | Subscribe to this site via RSS:
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