Media empires gang up on internet file sharers

 作者:强拜     |      日期:2019-03-03 08:10:03
By Paul Marks IMAGINE PCs without disc drives or CD or DVD burners. Forget about document scanners. And don’t even think about videoing TV shows. If movie studios, record companies and book publishers had had their way, such technologies might never have gone on sale. Why? Because all can be used to copy music, films, books and TV shows illegally. It could have happened. Some 21 years ago, VCRs were almost outlawed after Universal City Studios filed a lawsuit against Sony Corporation of America seeking to stop it making and marketing the Betamax VCR,