Re: [Videolib] verification of archival copy laws

Jessica Rosner (
Tue, 27 Apr 2004 10:27:44 -0400

Well since 16mm is not obsolete the point is moot.
However as per my usual point if certain people are so sure it IS legal
to copy things, than I trust you would send notice to the owner such as
a studio that you would be doing this
Jessica Rosner
Kino International
333 W 39th St. 503
NY NY 10018

> From: media2 <> > Reply-To: > Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2004 18:01:18 -0400 > To: > Subject: Re: [Videolib] verification of archival copy laws > > Note the conditions of Section 108(c) contains five conditions under > which the archival copy may be produced, of which obsolescence of the > hardware device is only one of them. The original question as posted > implied that the 16mm films in question were either damaged or becoming > unusable due to deterioration. > > Likewise refer to the title of Section 108 in as much as the exemptions > apply only to libraries and archives, the Law makes no distinction about > the original commercial intent of the media. > > Jessica Rosner wrote: > >> Well I won't get into my general belief that if you ever tried to copy >> a 16mm of feature film to video or DVD, the studio ( if they knew ) would >> sue and win however this is a non issue for a long time. 16mm is many, many >> years from being obsolete, inconvenient maybe but nowhere near obsolete >> and I don't see this happening for at least a decade. I am guessing you >> are referring more to educational than feature material but 16mm not going >> anywhere soon >> >> > > > _______________________________________________ > Videolib mailing list > >

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