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Standard User BatBoy
(legend) Thu 31-Jul-14 08:40:40
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Right to Copy


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The UK has adopted legislation that provides the right to format shift, or rip hardcopy media such as music CDs, for private use.

"The Government do not believe that British consumers would tolerate private copying levies. They are inefficient, bureaucratic and unfair, and disadvantage people who pay for content,".

"That is why the Government's exception is narrow in scope. It will not allow you to give or sell copies to others, and therefore will not lead to lost sales to copyright owners, making the need for a levy unnecessary."

"Most people aren't even aware that by copying their own legally purchased CDs to their iPod or making spoofs such as Downfall parodies, they have been breaking the law," .



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Standard User camieabz
(sensei) Thu 31-Jul-14 09:32:24
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I suppose pulling all music, programs, games etc to hard drive in the forms of .mds or .iso is covered within that then?

I'll bet this has gone through because the rule makers are legitimising some aspect of their own lives. wink
Standard User RobertoS
(elder) Thu 31-Jul-14 10:19:28
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Awwww. Don't you start getting cynical like some of us ....

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Standard User camieabz
(sensei) Thu 31-Jul-14 10:28:35
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Does it affect me?
Does it affect my family?
Does it affect my friends?
Does it affect my constituents?
Does it affect the country?

And in that order.

Edit: "Does it affect my expenses" pops in somewhere between 1 and 5, depending on the size of their majority. The safer the seat, the more the expenses rises in the rankings, regardless of the politician.

Edited by camieabz (Thu 31-Jul-14 10:48:43)

Standard User RobertoS
(elder) Thu 31-Jul-14 10:35:13
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[chuckle]

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Standard User Andrue
(knowledge is power) Thu 31-Jul-14 11:25:10
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In reply to a post by BatBoy:
They are inefficient, bureaucratic and unfair, and disadvantage people
That's not bothered them much before tongue

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Standard User B31
(learned) Thu 31-Jul-14 17:47:52
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meanwhile over in the states...

AARC suing Ford and GM over jukebox CD synch feature



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Standard User bobble_bob
(fountain of knowledge) Thu 31-Jul-14 20:09:19
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Nice that we're now legally allowed to do something everyone has been doing for years since tape recorders came in

Wonder how much money has been wasted getting this legislation through, totally unnecessary

Edited by bobble_bob (Thu 31-Jul-14 20:10:31)

Standard User ian72
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Fri 01-Aug-14 08:22:36
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It was still technically illegal. Laws that are not enforced and considered no longer suitable should be changed or removed - having redundant laws on the statute books is pointless and could cause issues in future.

Personally I agree with them changing this to match the reality of use and enforcement.
Standard User RossMcG
(regular) Fri 01-Aug-14 10:29:44
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Wont change a thing!
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