If this is an incorrect interpretation, I'm sure someone here will let me
know : )
Anne Arundel Community College
101 College Parkway
Arnold, MD 21012
From: Gary Handman [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Friday, June 21, 2002 2:27 PM
To: Multiple recipients of list
Subject: Re: why won't this video play?
If the item is protected under the Bern Convention on copyright (and I'm
sure it is), copying from one format to another
is most likely illegal--i.e. as in the US, copying = derivative work = one
of the exclusive rights of the copyright holder.
At 11:07 AM 6/21/2002 -0700, you wrote:
>At 10:29 AM -0700 6/21/02, Renee Zurn wrote:
> >The video is ..., labeled VHS PAL ...
>PAL (European) format VHS tapes will not play on NTSC (regular US) players.
>She may be able to have a copy made to NTSC for a fee in your area.
>Here at the Learning Studio we have a deck that plays both formats and
>staff occasionally bring in their PAL tapes to make a NTSC copy they can
>Gilles Poitras firstname.lastname@example.org
>Learning Studio, Exploratorium Museum
Media Resources Center