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RE: [dvd-discuss] Rep. Boucher and EFF on copy-protected CDs

IIR, the act does not consider where the original
material came from, only that "No infringement case may be
brought" for digital copies made for which a royalty was paid.
Thus I can borrow CDs from the library and friends and
make copies for my personal use without any worry of actionable

>From: "Dean Sanchez" <DSanchez@fcci-group.com>
>I was under the impression that the royalty was to cover "losses" caused
>by piracy. The act itself acknowledged and formalized the citizens'
>right to media shift material that they had purchased.  I don't feel any
>obligation to pay twice for the same material.

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