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California Makes Recording in Cinema a Crime


— December 5, 2003

“Sneaking a camcorder into a movie theater will soon be a crime in California under a new law designed to protect both copyrights and the livelihoods of thousands of movie industry workers,” The Sacramento Bee reports here.

Didn’t Kramer make Jerry do that once? Governor Davis signed the legislation, effective January 1, 2004, shortly before leaving office.


“Sneaking a camcorder into a movie theater will soon be a crime in California under a new law designed to protect both copyrights and the livelihoods of thousands of movie industry workers,” The Sacramento Bee reports here.

Didn’t Kramer make Jerry do that once? Governor Davis signed the legislation, effective January 1, 2004, shortly before leaving office.

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