A Guide Through the Legal Jungle Trivia Question
Many parents want to watch movies at home with their children – but without the profanity, nudity, and other potentially objectionable material. Imagine a Basic Instinct in which Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone just hold hands. A July 2006 federal court ruling shut down the companies that distribute sanitized versions of popular movies finding those companies guilty of copyright infringement. Unaffected by the ruling are companies that offer software that bleeps out profanity and obscures nudity while the original dvd plays on a computer or specialized dvd player. Do you know which one of the following four answers explains why these software-based filtering companies are still in business?
The correct answer is A. The Family Movie Act, passed by Congress in 2005, protects the software-based filtering business model.