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Sony Kills Off Obsolete Betamax Tapes

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 11.10.2015 | Technology

Sony plans to cease production of its Betamax videotapes in March, the company announced Tuesday. The Betamax was widely used when it debuted in 1975....

The e-Book Wars: Is Pornography Next?

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Alderman

With their proprietary software for Kindle readers only, Amazon has adapted a "we-win, you-lose," VHS vs. Betamax business model.

Copyright Needs Limits, As It Restricts Innovation

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gary Shapiro

Defenders of expanded copyright restrictions imply that content owners have been on a losing streak and have few tools at their disposal. Wrong.