Re: copyright question

Jessica Rosner (jrosner@kino.com)
Tue, 4 Mar 2003 12:22:57 -0800 (PST)

You will have to get a Medium to ask Sonny Bono
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Jessica Rosner
Kino International
333 W 39th St. 503
NY NY 10018
jrosner@kino.com

> From: <kevmsmit@sbcglobal.net> > Reply-To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu > Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2003 12:18:32 -0800 (PST) > To: Multiple recipients of list <videolib@library.berkeley.edu> > Subject: RE: copyright question > > US Constitution Article 1 Section 8 > " > To promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing for limited > times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective > writings and discoveries; " > > I wonder what exactly was meant by "the progress of science and useful > arts." I also wonder what exactly was meant by "for limited times." > > Just a thought > > -----Original Message----- > From: videolib@library.berkeley.edu [mailto:videolib@library.berkeley.edu] > On Behalf Of Jessica Rosner > Sent: Tuesday, March 04, 2003 3:09 PM > To: Multiple recipients of list > Subject: Re: copyright question > > > Just for fun any volunteers who have a 16mm Hollywood feature film that is > deteriorating that is willing to transfer it to video and SEND a letter to > rights holder telling them you had rights to do it since they did not > release it on video? > > Honestly I am NOT sure if we are arguing apples and oranges but you simply > have no right to transfer something that is in what is basically in > "inconvenient format " ( what is you definition of deteriorating or dying > for 16mm by the way?) to one you find more useful because the rights holder > has chosen not to release it. I STRONGLY suspect and hope that most of you > mean rare educational material that you have no real chance of finding > ownership on , rather than cases where you COULD find the owner and they > just say no. I am assuming you don't really mean feature films ( which as > far as I know were NEVER sold other than either life of print or limited > term pre- previous discussion). I am just worried that in not being specific > enough you are proposing an excuse to copy stuff some profs can't live > without regardless of copyright situation All of my rants on this have > related to feature films. > > Jessica > > -- > Jessica Rosner > Kino International > 333 W 39th St. 503 > NY NY 10018 > jrosner@kino.com > >> From: Rick Faaberg <rfaaberg@attbi.com> >> Reply-To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu >> Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2003 11:29:43 -0800 (PST) >> To: Multiple recipients of list <videolib@library.berkeley.edu> >> Subject: Re: copyright question >> >> On 2/28/03 12:25 PM "Gary Handman" <ghandman@library.berkeley.edu> >> sent this >> out: >> >>> You're >>> basically proposing that libraries allow a legally-acquired title in a >>> collection crumble into celluloid and dust because the item is not >>> replaceable and transfer rights are not forthcoming...I say that's not an >>> option for responsible for collection managers. I do it first; cease and >>> desist later... >> >> Badda boom! :-) >> >> I agree. >> >> Rick Faaberg >> >