But the original query sounds to me as if it is questioning the legality of
playing CDs thru speakers for the general public.
In that case I would say this is not acceptable use. (Even tho bars and
restaurants do it all the time... So.)
-- deg farrelly, Associate Librarian Arizona State University at the West Campus PO Box 37100 Phoenix, Arizona 85069-7100 Phone: 602.543.8522 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
> From: Gary Handman <email@example.com> > Subject: Re: [Videolib] Question about use of CDs > > urg! > > I'd say, like video, single-user use of copyrighted works is probably > ok...(even tho, technically, I guess, ANY "performance" of copyrighted > works in a public place is public performance) > > Bottom line: wouldn't worry... > > > At 10:16 AM 1/26/2005 -0600, you wrote: >> Dear Videofolk, >> >> This question is slightly off-topic but I wondered if anyone has any >> experience or knowledge about possible copyright issues in this particular >> situation. One of our public libraries sent me this query: >> >> "I was curious if any violations are breached if we play music via cd >> player in the library. Are copyright laws broken if music is playing for >> the public? " >> >> What would you folks say?? >> >> Thanks. >> >> >> >> Barbara Rhodes
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