Re: Will online courses have right to use videos without

Jessica Rosner (
Tue, 8 Oct 2002 14:09:20 -0700 (PDT)

Still confused myself. This one refers to EXCERPTS , I have seen other
listing that say whole work. Also does anything in the legislation
give permission for Digitizing a work?

Inquiring minds want to know

PS The big Mickey Mouse copyright case will be heard tomorrow. Should be
interesting Q& A from justices

Jessica Rosner
Kino International
333 W 39th St. 503
NY NY 10018

> From: Rick Faaberg <> > Reply-To: > Date: Tue, 8 Oct 2002 14:00:41 -0700 (PDT) > To: Multiple recipients of list <> > Subject: Re: Will online courses have right to use videos without permission > > On 10/8/02 1:44 PM, "Steve Fesenmaier" <> sent this > out: > >> The legislation would amend the Copyright Act of 1976 so that >> online-education instructors could use excerpts from recordings >> of dramatic literary and musical works -- such as plays, musicals, and >> operas -- on course Web sites without seeking >> permission from the copyright owners. Most copyrighted works can be used in >> their entirety in a traditional classroom setting without permission. > > "Plays, musicals, and operas"? > > Changes my life! NOT. How about yours? :-) > > "Under current law, only nondramatic literary and musical works can be used > in online courses without permission." > > Hmm. So in the case of a true "online" course (web-based) it appears that I > could go ahead and encode/stream educational video for the students to view > as part of the course. > > Any vendors agree with that? > > Rick Faaberg >