Re: [Videolib] Eyes on the Prize

Jessica Rosner (jrosner@kino.com)
Thu, 27 Jan 2005 15:32:05 -0500

No according to your colleagues you can make a VHS dub of another legal VHS
copyThe download suggested in this case is totally illegal so of course you
can not copy it , nor can you get it in another format. You ONLY get to
make VHS to VHS ( or DVD to DVD), you DO NOT GET to upgrade or change
formats.

You guys see what I mean by slippery slope?

Proud Resident of a BLUE STATE

Jessica Rosner
Kino International
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NY NY 10018
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212-629-6880

> From: "Griest, Bryan" <BGriest@ci.glendale.ca.us>
> Reply-To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu
> Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2005 11:35:13 -0800
> To: "'videolib@library.berkeley.edu'" <videolib@library.berkeley.edu>
> Subject: RE: [Videolib] Eyes on the Prize
>
> Ok, so if my predecessor was not foresightful enough to know that an item
> was going to go out of print for who-knows-how-long (if not forever) to make
> a copy, I have no recourse? Am I to assume, then, that I *should* be making
> archival/replacement copies of everything we own, just in case? That seems
> to be a rather bizarre demand to make of any budget-stressed organization.
> Conversely, if I am allowed to make a copy from another institution's copy,
> how is this download any different, since presumably this is a digitization
> of an analog signal and therefore not an exact replication of an original
> "master"?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu
> [mailto:videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu]On Behalf Of Jessica
> Rosner
> Sent: Thursday, January 27, 2005 10:22 AM
> To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu
> Subject: Re: [Videolib] Eyes on the Prize
>
>
> I don't even want to touch who gets to decide why EYES ON THE PRIZE is more
> important than HOLLYWOOD THE PIONEERS or yes SONG OF THE SOUTH
> but to the last point. Downloading of a copyrighted work without permission
> is illegal PERIOD. According to the group( with the occasional dissenter)
> you can make a VHS copy from another LEGAL VHS copy IF you owned a copy and
> it is not lost stolen or damaged.
>
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