Re: [Videolib] Here we go AGAIN

Jessica Rosner (jrosner@kino.com)
Wed, 05 May 2004 15:47:07 -0400

oh yikes this was a VERY old message from 10 days ago why is it
coming on NOW ( Gary ?????)
and my LAST post confused this with Deb's DVD burning issue
Re the one below I thought we had gone through this

All I will reintegrate about the part below is that VIDEO is NOT
obsolete and you DO NOT get a FREE upgrade.

-- 
Jessica Rosner
Kino International
333 W 39th St. 503
NY NY 10018
jrosner@kino.com
212-629-6880

> From: Deg Farrelly <DEG.FARRELLY@asu.edu> > Reply-To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu > Date: Wed, 05 May 2004 11:38:37 -0700 > To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu > Subject: [Videolib] Here we go AGAIN > > > Here we go again.... > > Sorry Jessica, you are dead wrong. > > IF the other provisions of section 108 are met (including *damage* OR > deterioration OR obsolesence - AND unable to purchase an unused copy at a > reasonable price, after a REASONABLE search) then a copy CAN be made by a > library. > > Section 108 also specifies that DIGITAL copies may be made as well. > > The law does NOT say that a copy has to be in the original format. (That > would negate the whole issue of obsolesence, wouldn't it?) > > The law does NOT require "tracking down" the copyright holder and seeking > permission. Provided the other provisions are met the permission is set in > the LAW. > > Film distributors contractual negotiations with rights holders should not be > confused with the specific rights (AND responsibilities and limitations) the > LAW spells out for Libraries and the contents they have legally acquired and > have RIGHTS to preserve. > > deg farrelly > > > -----Original Message----- > From: videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu on behalf of Jessica Rosner > Sent: Tue 4/27/2004 9:44 AM > To: "ryan@facets.org, videolib"@library.berkeley.edu > Cc: > Subject: Re: [Videolib] Legality of a DVD backup > > Um you can't just make a DVD if your VHS is damaged > Without going through EVERYTHING again , you would first have to > track down rights, check with rights holder etc and EVEN if > after all that you thought this was OK , you could ONLY make > VHS copy since it is NOT an "obsolete" format. > Basically you don't get to "upgrade" to a more > "convenient" or easier format. > > I can tell you as "rights" holder that we don't have > the right to make DVDs of many of our titles. This all > very complicated & contractual. > > Thousands upon thousands of titles that are or were available > in VHS will NEVER be on DVD for a variety of reasons but > others that were never on VHS will come out on DVD > > A lot of reasons for this but whatever you do , DON'T get rid > of a VHS unless you are SURE you can purchase a legit DVD > > It is far from dead and many films you need and use > will ONLY be available in VHS > > Jessica > ( who is still recovering from her trip to Chicago to > see the Çubs sweep the pathetic Mets) > -- > Jessica Rosner > Kino International > 333 W 39th St. 503 > NY NY 10018 > jrosner@kino.com > 212-629-6880 > >> From: "Ryan Whitehead" <ryan@facets.org> >> Reply-To: ryan@facets.org, videolib@library.berkeley.edu >> Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2004 11:11:28 -0500 >> To: <videolib@library.berkeley.edu> >> Subject: RE: [Videolib] Legality of a DVD backup >> >> "No" in ALL circumstances? >> >> Didn't an earlier post articulate instances in which backing-up was OK - >> i.e. if the item is damaged and becoming unusable? Though Jim's question >> didn't cite "damage" as the reason for duplication, a blanket denial may >> prevent people from exercising rights to which they are entitled. >> >> Sincerely, >> >> Ryan Whitehead >> Account Executive, Schools and Libraries >> >> Facets Multi-Media, Inc. >> 1517 West Fullerton >> Chicago, IL 60614 >> >> Phone: (773) 281-9075 >> Fax: (773) 929-5437 >> E-Mail: ryan@facets.org >> Website: www.facets.org > > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > Videolib mailing list > Videolib@library.berkeley.edu > http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/mailman/listinfo/videolib >

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