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Old 7th December, 2003, 09:06 PM
Aedan Aedan is offline
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Originally Posted by Daniel ~
OK, I screwed up!! I'm almost sorry!! But only if your correct about the back up... I don't believe your are, prove it! ":O}
IANAL - I understand that under US laws, a consumer is allowed a *single* backup copy. This is fine, but understand that the copy of the DVD sitting on your hard disk about to be burnt counts as that single backup copy. Unless your software supports direct disc to disc copying, you'd be breaking the law if the software creates a temporary copy on the hard disk!

The laws in Europe are completely different. I do not believe that the UK laws offers any such concessions to consumers. I couldn't comment on other European countries. Asia? Well, they seem to ignore copyright laws in many places.
Any views, thoughts and opinions are entirely my own. They don't necessarily represent those of my employer (BlackBerry).
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