ERIC Number: ED215684
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Private Use, Private Property and Public Policy: Home Recording and Reproduction of Protected Works.
This discussion of the difficulties of protecting copyright for audio and video recordings focuses on the application of the 1976 Copyright Act and the Fair Use principle to educational off-air taping and private home recording. Court cases such as Encyclopedia Britannica Educational Corporation versus Crooks and Universal Studios, et al. versus Sony Corporation of America, et al. are discussed as well as German and British copyright legislation. (RBF)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Copyright Law 1976; Fair Use; Off the Air Recordings
Note: Paper presented at the meeting of the Internationale Gesellschaft fur Urheberrecht (Toronto, Canada, September 23, 1981). Best available copy.