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).
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.