[Videolib] re: Public Performance Rights Question

Barbara Rhodes, Media Consultant, Northeast Texas (medialibrarybird@earthlink.net)
Thu, 16 Sep 2004 15:25:50 -0700 (PDT)

Not in a public library, Bryan--as I read the restrictions "fair use" has be an actual school setting in a real classroom with a teacher and a teaching cirriculum. Public libraries do not fit that criteria.

-----Original Message-----
From: "Griest, Bryan" <BGriest@ci.glendale.ca.us>
Sent: Sep 16, 2004 12:01 PM
To: "'videolib@library.berkeley.edu'" <videolib@library.berkeley.edu>
Subject: [Videolib] re: Public Performance Rights Question

Just a thought, subversive though the current copyright atmosphere might be:
unless the patron is charging a fee for attending these showings, isn't
their exhibition considered an educational "fair use"?
Bryan
Glendale Public Library
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Barbara Rhodes
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