from the because-vcrs-are-okay dept.
USA4034 writes "A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday stated that regulators had overstepped their authority by imposing a rule designed to limit the copying of digital television programs." From the article: "The FCC rule aims to limit people from sending copies of digital television programs over the Internet. The FCC has said copyright protections are needed to help speed the adoption of digital television."
Real Programs don't use shared text. Otherwise, how can they use functions
for scratch space after they are finished calling them?