|FROM ||Ruben I Safir
|SUBJECT ||Re: [hangout] FW: [fairuse-talk] Court ruling in Canada says music file swappin g is legal
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On 2004.04.01 12:38 Michael Richardson wrote:
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ryan Jairam [mailto:ryan-at-jairam.us]
> > Sent: Thursday, April 01, 2004 12:32 PM
> > To: fairuse-talk-at-nyfairuse.org
> > Subject: [fairuse-talk] Court ruling in Canada says music file swapping
> > is legal
> > http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC/20040401/
> > MUSIC0111/TPNational/Canada
> > And as usual, the wording of the article portrays the recording industry
> > as "innocent victims".
> > "The music industry's fight against illegal file sharing suffered a
> > major setback yesterday when a Federal Court judge ruled that swapping
> > songs on the Internet for personal use does not break the law.
> > "Downloading a song for personal use does not amount to infringement,"
> > Mr. Justice Konrad von Finckenstein of the Federal Court of Canada wrote
> > in his decision. "I cannot see a real difference between a library that
> > places a photocopy machine in a room full of copyrighted material and a
> > computer user that places a personal copy on a shared directory.""
> > Ryan Jairam
> > ryan-at-jairam.us
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