Re: PAL Conversions

Kim Hale (khale@popmail.colum.edu)
Wed, 28 Aug 2002 07:13:13 -0700 (PDT)

Does that hold true for archival copying too? For example, transferring
16mm to DVD or video?

Thanks,

Kim

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Jessica Rosner wrote:

>YES. You can't convert a video to another format for your convenience >anymore than you can translate a book, transfer film to video etc. Any >transfer from one format to another on a copyrighted work requires the >permission of a copyright holder. Since it is relatively easy to use >a multi-system player you have this option for legitimate use a PAL copy >but it is never legal to make any copies in any format without permission ( >which in reality you would not get anyway) >