The Double Deck Woes Of Go Video

You've got to hand it to R. Terren Dunlap: The man isn't afraid to create a stir. In 1987, the brash chairman of tiny Go-Video Inc. dragged 17 of Asia's consumer electronics giants--including Sony, Matsushita, and Samsung--into court. He charged them with conspiring to keep Go-Video's fancy dual-deck videocassette recorders off the market by refusing to manufacture the product on a contractual basis. Why? This powerful Asian cartel wanted to snuff out Go-Video's Yankee ingenuity, Dunlap argued.

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