[mythtv-users] Need "life without cable" clarification
Brian J. Murrell
brian at interlinx.bc.ca
Sun Jan 9 15:08:31 UTC 2011
On Sun, 2011-01-09 at 14:42 +0000, Richard Morton wrote:
> I am simply stating the case law (which protects private recording of
> broadcasts in the US. The pertinent section is the first paragraph.
Fair enough, but why start talking about recording "for a friend" then
and muddying up your point and the thread? You certainly would not have
said "copying for private use is legal although speeding is illegal",
right? Same thing.
> In that case, the Court was called upon to answer whether recording
> televised content on a video tape recorder constituted copyright
> infringement. The court found that although technically the act of
> recording such content did infringe copyright, it was a permissible
> fair use as long as the recorded content was used for noncommercial,
> PRIVATE, time-shifting,
Agreed. My point was why muddy your point (and the discussion) by going
off in a tangent?
In any case, the issue is cleared up. Further discussion would just be
the beating of a dead horse.
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