Hacking Digital Video Recorders: Potential Copyright Liability for DVR Hackers and Service Providers

By: Ashley A. Johnson

To what extent does Sony’s time-shifting fair use argument extend to recent innovations that make it easier for hackers use DVR technology to generate copies of protected material? The author assesses the potential liability of DVR manufacturers against the backdrop of traditional fair use doctrines.

Cite: 2001 Duke L. & Tech. Rev. 0029