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U.S. Court Rules Consumers Never Have the Right to Copy DVD Movies
Written by Daniel   
Friday, 14 August 2009 11:38
Making one copy is stealing one copy, says MPAA

Jason Mick (Blog) - August 13, 2009 1:04 PM

This week a landmark verdict was handed down to RealNetworks with deep implications for fair use and personal property in America.  The ruling wasn't about filesharing, piracy, or malicious computer use.  Rather, it was fight over whether users should be able to make copies of digital content that they legal own.  And in a precedent-setting decision, the media companies beat a small software vendor and fair use advocates and laid down an imposing decision -- copying DVDs that you own is illegal.  [DailyTech...]   [Comments...]
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