I know their are some academic guidelines somewhere on how to determine what
qualifies ( Gary again) but again 10 minutes is not gonna make it if a
rights holder actually cared to pursue it
now isn't it nice to have the earth back on its axis with Jed and I back
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> From: "Jed Horovitz" <JedH@internetvideoarchive.com>
> Reply-To: email@example.com
> Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2005 09:23:50 -0500
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: RE: [Videolib] Showing parts of a film
> I disagree. I COULD be legal if he is 'recontextualizing' the material...as
> in doing a news report. There is nothing that says Fair Use for news is
> limited to brand names or wide distribution. Public Performance rights
> aren't needed if it is a Fair Use and the amount used is only one of the
> factors in determining Fair Use. If your colleague does some research and
> documents why he/she thinks this is a Fair Use, then if there is an
> objection it will most likely end with an exchange of letters and agreement
> to stop...if he/she wants to give in. As always, advice from a
> knowledgeable lawyer would be best.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email@example.com
> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Gary Handman
> Sent: Thursday, February 03, 2005 8:56 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [Videolib] Showing parts of a film
> No. Not legal. He's showing this to a public group--you need performance
> rights, regardless of the amount you show. Would I do
> it...? probably. Let's face it, the copyright cops have bigger fish to
> fry. I'd be much more concerned if your colleague were gonna show the
> whole thing.
> At 02:52 PM 2/3/2005 -0800, you wrote:
>> Pardon me if this question is just a rehash of a similar topic that has
>> recently been batted around, but I am asking for a colleague who is not a
>> member of the list, so I was hoping for an answer for this specific
>> situation re: public performance rights.
>> Our young adult librarian is having an anime program in a couple of weeks,
>> and wondered if he is within legal copyright bounds by planning to show
>> 10-minute clips from some of our library's DVD and VHS anime collection.
>> His program will be open to the (teen) public, and there will be other
>> activities taking place around the anime and manga theme.
>> Any comments (on- or off-list) to me are appreciated.
>> Shauna Redmond
>> Pasadena Public Library
>> Videolib mailing list
> Gary Handman
> Media Resources Center
> Moffitt Library
> UC Berkeley
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