Re: videos, distance education, & fair use

Mark Richie (Media2@bellatlantic.net)
Tue, 20 Mar 2001 12:56:59 -0800 (PST)

Well, you can buy a copy to mail around, or you can get secondary
transmission or cablecast or ITFS rights negotiated with the producer
for one time, one semester, one year etc, or you can get digital over IP
rights and make the title available via the Internet as a downloadable
and/or streamed mpeg file or you can skip using full motion media for
distance learning altogether. Except for the last option, it's gonna
cost. MLR

Barb Bergman wrote:
>
> Personally, I thought it sounded like fair use to me too, but the Distance
> Education section of "Fair Use Harbor"
> http://www.stfrancis.edu/cid/coprbay/fairuse.htm said otherwise. I mean,
> what are you supposed to do? Buy a second copy of a video and mail it to
> the remote site?
>
> Barb
>
> At 09:58 AM 3/14/2001 -0800, you wrote:
> >I dunno. If access to the broadcast is limited strictly to enrolled
> >students, I'd vote for this being fair use.
> >
> >gary
> >
> >
> >
> >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
> >>question:
> >>
> >>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,
> >>Barb
> >>
> >>
> >>
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> >
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