[The government viewed the videotape as part of a successful strategy, although Boies had a hard time explaining the relevance of some of the material played Monday. He said it was important to determine what the company's chief decision maker was thinking in January 1996, when Microsoft was changing its strategy with regard to the Internet.] This case is not about Bill Gates, ... It's about Microsoft. ... But as the central figure, the chief executive, and decision maker, what he says matters a lot.
Fortunately, given the opinion that we got today, that vote count is now going forward in Dade County and Palm Beach County, and other counties. So, we are very hopeful that now this is back on track, the lawyers can go home, the voters can have their votes counted and it can be solved in the political process -- where it ought to be solved -- and not in the courts.
Absolutely your honor. In Sony, the court found that sports programming was a significant non-infringing use and that was 7.3 percent of all of the uses of the Betamax. They talked about the significance of one movie that was uncopyrighted,'My Man Godfrey.' They talked about one television show, 'Mister Rogers,' and that was significant.
The very purpose of the Bill of Rights and the Constitution is to protect minority rights against majority voters. Every court decision that strikes down discriminatory legislation, including past Supreme Court decisions, affirming the fundamental rights to marry the person you love, overrules a majority decision.