Digital Audio Recording Device Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 17 USCS § 1001 (3), [Title 17. Copyrights; Chapter 10. Digital Audio Recording Devices and Media; Subchapter A. Definitions] the term a digital audio recording device “is any machine or device of a type commonly distributed to individuals for use by individuals, whether or not included with or as part of some other machine or device, the digital recording function of which is designed or marketed for the primary purpose of, and that is capable of, making a digital audio copied recording for private use, except for--

(A) professional model products, and

(B) dictation machines, answering machines, and other audio recording equipment that is designed and marketed primarily for the creation of sound recordings resulting from the fixation of nonmusical sounds.”