Britain Considering Explicit Allowance for Ripping
Nate Anderson. UK Wants to Make CD Rips Legal (At Last). ArsTechnica. Jan. 8, 2008. The proposal (.pdf) of Lord Triesman, Minister for Intellectual Property, could reform copyright law to allow an explicit right that allows consumers who legally buy compact discs to transfer to other media. As we have come to expect, William Patry provides a cogent analysis.
(Editor’s Note: Copycense editors originally commented on this article in the Jan. 15, 2008, edition of Copycense Clippings.)
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