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Re: [dvd-discuss] Movie Downloads, automatically illegal?

On Wed, 2002-07-31 at 13:39, Tim Neu wrote:
> On Wed, 31 Jul 2002, Ronald Austin wrote:
> > On Wednesday 31 July 2002 11:38 am, you wrote:
> > > Sorry, I have no sympathy for that kid.
> >
> > Neither do I, he might rent that movie from me if he didn't download it from
> > the internet. I lose a lot of rentals from downloaded or copied movies. If
> Does an internet download of a movie automatically gain illegal status?
> We don't need to make the MPAA's argument for them!   Lets take a closer
> look:

Take "internet" out of it.  How about "network?"
You own the DVD, you own the laptop, your DVD drive is in a
desktop machine and you're headed off on a trip with the laptop.

Please explain why you shouldn't download movies to the laptop
hard drive for later viewing.

If this is legitimate, explain how the size of the network
changes it.

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