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RE: [dvd-discuss]Reasonable or is it a Good Faith Belief ala DMCA
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- Subject: RE: [dvd-discuss]Reasonable or is it a Good Faith Belief ala DMCA
- From: Marcia Wilbur <aicra(at)well.com>
- Date: Sat, 5 Jul 2003 21:52:40 -0700 (PDT)
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On Sat, 5 Jul 2003, juergen + barbara wrote:
> .... and that's why RIAA is filing subpoenas; each assigned dynamic IP is
> associated and logged with username and date/time at the ISP servers.
> Of course, the burden of proof lies then on you as the defendant. And how
> will you proof you are innocent? They can haul in your PC with all the data
> and start looking and fishing for evidence to make their case. You can
> claim the log file should show any activity you are accused of; but then
> they will counter: what log file; and if the log does not show your file
> sharing of copyrighted titles that would not proof you didn't do it!
How will you prove you are innocent? You shouldn't need to unless you are
copying music for non commerical purposes. The Audio Home Recording Act
makes users who copy music for non commerical purposes immune to lawsuits.
Regardless of the fact the RIAA has brought about lawsuits, the AHRA
protects you. So, you shouldn't have to prove you are innocent of a crime
... because there has been no commission.
Of course, the scenario would be different with MPAA...