RE: [Videolib] Question about use of CDs

Syp, Marc P. (MSyp@SLPL.LIB.MO.US)
Thu, 27 Jan 2005 10:17:11 -0600

Bars and restaurants generall pay for an ASCAP blanket license. Also note
the previous posting regarding exemptions for non-profit orgs...

Thanks,
Marc Syp
Supervisor, Film Library
St. Louis Public Library
314.206.6704

-----Original Message-----
From: videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu
[mailto:videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu]On Behalf Of Gary Handman
Sent: Wednesday, January 26, 2005 4:25 PM
To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu
Subject: Re: [Videolib] Question about use of CDs

Right-o, Deg

gh

/2005 -0700, you wrote:
>I agree with Gary's comments about single-user use.
>
>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: deg.farrelly@asu.edu
>
>
> > From: Gary Handman <ghandman@library.berkeley.edu>
> > 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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Gary Handman
Director
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley
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