Re: copyright question

Jeffrey Clark (clarkjc@jmu.edu)
Fri, 28 Feb 2003 13:41:15 -0800 (PST)

Hey, folks, I slipped up. Gary is right here. In my answer to this thread I
cited the CETA provision in section 108. Wrong--it's the DMCA as Gary says.

But I'm stickin' with the rest of what I said. ;)

Jeff

--On Friday, February 28, 2003 1:16 PM -0800 Gary Handman
<ghandman@library.berkeley.edu> wrote:

> 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.
>>
>> Ben Achtenberg / Fanlight Productions
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>> (617) 469-4999 Fax: (617) 469-3379
>> Email: Ben@Fanlight.com
>>
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