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

On Sat, 3 Aug 2002 PSYchiccr@aol.com wrote:

> I think the movie lawyers would say you buy the right to view the
> individual copy you purchased and it that is destroyed you pay
> again...... other wise its like eating out and expecting not to pay if
> you want more the next day in the eyes of a lawyer..... I think yiu

Product vs service, IP vs real property.   If we have such problems
telling the difference in our arguments, it's no wonder Jack has been so
succesful with his "real" world metaphors.

> should get discout on replacment for lost material like you can with
> registered software but that would need registration of every sale a
> fortune in costs....

I've never had a vendor co-operate with me in obtaining replacement
software media.  Every time I've tried I got the old "buy our next
version" routine.

Now, I try to have a backup copy of everything.

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