Re: copyright question

Gary Handman (ghandman@library.berkeley.edu)
Fri, 28 Feb 2003 13:16:46 -0800 (PST)

Section 108 as amended by the DMCA:

gary

At 12:53 PM 2/28/2003 -0800, you wrote:
>I would appreciate the citation of the copyright section which authorizes
>the making of a digital copy for the purpose you describe. 110 ain't it.
>
>Ben Achtenberg
>
>
>At 12:04 PM 2/28/03 -0800, you wrote:
> >--=====================_24918818==.ALT
> >Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"; format=flowed
> >Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
> >
> >Except....I bet this gets something started...
> >
> >(Primarily, for Distance Education and Digital Video delivery)
> >The institution may convert from analog to digital the portion or amount of=
> >=20
> >that work authorized
> >to be used under Section 110(2) if:
> >=B7 no digital version of a work is available to the institution or
> >=B7 the digital version that is available is subject to technological=20
> >measures that prevent its
> >use for distance education
> >
> >Basically, if you need a DIGITAL version for Educational use (i.e. meeting=
> >=20
> >all the criteria for that part of the Code) you can convert, but only if=20
> >you cannot purchase it from the owner in a digitized format. You really=20
> >don't want to do the digitization if you don't have to, but you can if it=20
> >is not available.
> >
> >You are right, though, in that a TAPE would be illegal.
>
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Gary Handman
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Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley
ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
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