Re: Videos in the Classroom

Kino International (
Fri, 6 Oct 1995 08:15:00 -0500

Me again. I just wrote this guy the same thing before reading your message
Great minds think mostly alike.
By the way on the face to face issue, there are some groups that
deliberately abuse it. I get various groups (mostly at colleges) who show a
film in a classroom maybe with a speaker and then claim since its
educational its covered. I get pretty pissed about this. Public Libraries
are very good, I know of only one that ever deliberately violated
copywright, but Univerisity libraries are often much worse. They often
think that because they are at a university any showing of a tape is
covered. Much of the copywright violation at colleges is done by groups
that media people have no direct control over, but I do get annoyed when
the loan out their equipement without asking questions. Just thought I'd
put in my two cents from the distributors side.


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