RE: [Videolib] verification of archival copy laws

Heidi Krueger (
Tue, 27 Apr 2004 12:07:26 -0500

See:, for an easy to use explaination with links to the text of the law as it relates to libraries and archives.

Heidi Krueger
Reference Librarian
Des Plaines Public Library
Phone: 847-376-2810

-----Original Message-----
From: Jessica Rosner []
Sent: Tuesday, April 27, 2004 8:28 AM
Subject: Re: [Videolib] verification of archival copy laws

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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