H.J.Res.116 - Consumer Technology Bill of Rights107th Congress (2001-2002)
||Rep. Cox, Christopher [R-CA-47] (Introduced 10/07/2002)
||House - Judiciary; Energy and Commerce
||11/12/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property. (All Actions)
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Introduced in House (10/07/2002)
Consumer Technology Bill of Rights - Expresses the sense of Congress that, with respect to all electronic media in U.S. commerce, consumers who legally acquire copyrighted and non-copyrighted works should be free to use these works in non-commercial ways. Lists the following rights of consumers in legally acquired copyrighted and non-copyrighted works: (1) the right to record legally acquired video or audio for later viewing or listening (popularly referred to as "time-shifting"); (2) the right to use legally acquired content in different places (popularly referred to as "space-shifting"); (3) the right to archive or make backup copies of legally acquired content for use in the event that the original copies are destroyed; (4) the right to use legally acquired content on the electronic platform or device of the consumer's choice; (5) the right to translate legally acquired content into comparable formats; and (6) the right to use technology in order to achieve such enumerated rights.