Re: [Videolib] very interesting copyright article

Gary Handman (ghandman@library.berkeley.edu)
Thu, 06 May 2004 16:35:41 -0700

"...an attendant wearing night vision goggles..." ????? Things must be
really weird in Baltimore... In berkeley you can barely get someone to
sell you popcorn at the movies.

gary

At 02:22 PM 5/6/2004, Jessica Rosner wrote:
> >From today's NY Times
>http://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/06/arts/design/06VIDE.html
>( registration required but free and worth it in my opinion)
>Don't worry it has nothing directly to do with anything we
>have discussed but it is fascinating
>Two points of particular note,
>1 Big rights holder's are can be difficult, overbearing and very litigious
>companies ( surprise)and neither
>Artistic expression nor non profit use may protect from these
>guys
>2. Some individual STATES are passing laws that may have impact on
>copyright issues
>
>Jed I trust you will staff the barricades and take up a collection
>should the artist in question get sued
>
>PS I hope none of you think I support this kind of thing but just
>a cautionary tale
>
>
>--
>Jessica Rosner
>Kino International
>333 W 39th St. 503
>NY NY 10018
>jrosner@kino.com
>212-629-6880
>
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Gary Handman
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Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley
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