Big Music Doublespeaks on Downloading CDs to iPod

“It is no secret that the entertainment oligopolists are not happy about space-shifting and format-shifting. But surely ripping your own CDs to your own iPod passes muster, right? In fact, didn’t they admit as much in front of the Supreme Court during the MGM v. Grokster argument last year?

“Apparently not.”

EFF Deep Links. RIAA Says Ripping CDs to Your iPod is NOT Fair Use. Feb. 15, 2006.

See also:

U.S. Copyright Office. Exemption to Prohibition on Circumvention of Copyright Protection Systems for Access Control Technologies — Joint Reply of Association of American Publishers, et al. (.pdf, 550 KB) Feb. 2, 2006.

CopyCense™: K. Matthew Dames on the intersection of business, law and technology. A business venture of Seso Digital LLC.

Written by sesomedia

02/16/2006 at 09:00

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