Re: videos, distance education, & fair use

Gary Handman (
Wed, 14 Mar 2001 09:58:59 -0800 (PST)

I dunno. If access to the broadcast is limited strictly to enrolled
students, I'd vote for this being fair use.


At 08:45 AM 03/14/2001 -0800, you wrote:
>I'm working on a presentation on fair use. I've gathered all sorts of good
>resources (most of which I've learned about from you guys!) but have one
>The sources I have say:
>When teaching a class via Distance Education, it's NOT okay to broadcast a
>video without permission. (Even if no one outside the class could access it.)
>Is this still correct? Or have there been changes in this doctrine? Any
>changes in the works?
>thanks in advance,
>Barbara J. Bergman Porter Henderson Library
>Media Librarian Angelo State University
>ph: (915) 942-2313 Box 11013, ASU Station
>fax: (915) 942-2198 San Angelo, TX 76909
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Gary Handman
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