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Adoption of Recommendations in Report of Commission on New Technological Uses of Copyrighted Works, Pub.L.No. 96-517, 94 Stat. 3015, 3028 (Dec. 12, 1980).

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The Act implemented certain aspects of the CONTU Final Report. It revised Section 101 and Section 117 of Title 17, permitting owners of lawful copies of computer programs to make a copy of the program as an essential step in the utilization of the program with the machine or for purposes of a backup.

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