Re: Videos in the Classroom

Video Librarian (vidlib@kendaco.telebyte.com)
Fri, 6 Oct 1995 13:41:23 -0700 (PDT)

Jim,

As I mentioned in an earlier post, ownership is unimportant. The
question is whether the copy is a legal copy. Therefore using rental
titles from video stores would be perfectly ok (as long as they weren't
obvious bootleg copies).

Randy Pitman

Editor
Video Librarian

On Fri, 6 Oct 1995 MUMMJ@vmsa.csd.mu.edu wrote:

> How would the argument for ownership work with rental agencies (e.g.
> Blockbuster)?
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> On Thu, 5 Oct 1995, Tony Neal wrote:
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> > I agree with what's been said on this subject so far, but isn't one of
> > the prohibitions against using library tapes to show in other
> > places--daycares, elementary schools, etc.--is that the showing entity
> > must *own* the tape outright, and not be using some other entities' tape,
> > i.e. a public library? This was touted as true a couple of years ago,
> > but I never knew if it were true or not.
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