[mythtv-users] OT Superbowl and Direct TV, 2 separate items.
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Sat Feb 9 15:54:07 UTC 2008
On Fri, Feb 08, 2008 at 10:42:46AM +0000, Andrew Williams wrote:
> Even if both parties have a legally obtained copy they no have right
> to redistribute the work, even if the person they're supplying it to
> previously had a "legally licensed copy".
> While TV shows are broadcasted to the general public and everyone
> could have a license, it doesn't mean that you can redistribute copies
> to anyone who could of received it.
No, but, if I understand the current interpretation of US copyright
law, if I had recorded the Super Bowl for my own use, on a single VCR,
I could in fact legally then loan or give that single tape to any other
person for non commercial purposes, without breaking the law.
Jay R. Ashworth Baylink jra at baylink.com
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