The Future End of Classic Computing

From: Fred Cisin <>
Date: Tue Apr 2 14:34:34 2002

On Tue, 2 Apr 2002, Doc wrote:
> > illegal copies (off the air) of copyrighted movies; Sony said that MOST
> > VCR owners connect a camera and make home movies (porno?))
> If that _was_ Sony's view, the home-porn thing, it would be really
> ironic. VCRs killed erotica-as-art dead as rocks in the US.

Sony did NOT mention porn. That was my response to their premise that
MOST VCR owners make movies. I sincerely doubt that a significant
percentage of VCR owners owned video cameras. NOTE: that is changing with

"New policy: get the guy with the camcorder first." - Darryl Gates
Received on Tue Apr 02 2002 - 14:34:34 BST

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