Re: public performance rights
Mon, 24 Mar 1997 14:40:49 +0000


Alas, in my U.S.-centric worldview, I kind of forgot about our
friendly neighbors to the north (not to mention subscribers in many
other countries). The face-to-face teaching exemption I mentioned in
the latest VL does *not* apply to schools under Canadian copyright
law (but it sure should!)

Randy Pitman
Video Librarian
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Bremerton, WA 98311
(800) 692-2270

> Date: Mon, 24 Mar 1997 13:03:33 -0800
> Reply-to:
> From: Sarah Hainsworth <>
> To: Multiple recipients of list <>
> Subject: public performance rights

> In the most recent issue of "Video Librarian" there is a short blurb about
> Schools and the Public Performance Myth - the paragraph says that if you are
> planning to use videos in a "face to face teaching situations, as part of
> the curriculum" you don't need public performance rights. Does this apply
> only to American schools or does it also apply to Canada? Can anyone
> clarify? Thank you.
> Sarah Hainsworth
> Media Librarian, Education Media Library
> Learning Resources and Technology Division
> NS Department of Education and Culture
> 3770 Kempt Road, Halifax, NS CANADA B3K 4X8
> (902)424-2439 (voice) (902)424-0633 (fax)
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