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Rule 30(b)(2) specifically permits depositions to be recorded by nonstenographic means, unless the court orders otherwise. Rule 30(b)(2) is intended to allow parties to 'record deposition testimony by nonstenographic means without first having to obtain permission of the court or agreement from other counsel.' Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(b) advisory committee notes (1993 amend.) The Rule 'confers on the party taking the deposition the choice of the method of recording.' Id. The notes of the advisory committee recognize that circumstances may warrant objections to the nonstenographic recording of a deposition. Id. Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(c) provides a proper procedure to present such objections to the court. That Rule authorizes a protective order against annoyance, embarrassment, oppression, and undue burden or expense. Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(b)(2) contains no requirement regarding the availability of the witness for trial. Unless the objection shows no annoyance, embarrassment, oppression, or undue burden or expense a court must over rule the objection to taking a deposition by video tape. Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(b)(2) provides that 'the party taking the deposition shall bear the cost of the recording.' Thus, the only expense which might be borne by an objecting party is the purchase ...

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