[kwlug-disc] Backing up DVDs in Canada

Russell McOrmond russellmcormond at gmail.com
Fri Sep 16 16:36:08 EDT 2011


Our copyright has exceptions for backing up of *software* and a private
copying regime for audio recordings (AKA Music), but not other data
including but not limited to audio-visual (DVDs).

In the bus so can't provide links to the act right now, but can if people
curious.

IANAL, TINLA.

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On Sep 16, 2011 11:23 AM, "Paul Nijjar" <paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> What is the legal state of backing up one's DVDs in Canada?
>
> What is the legal state of ripping one's DVDs to an XBMC box?
>
> I am interested in what the law thinks, not what we believe should be
> the law.
>
> - Paul
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