Amiga Video - (was: Looks neat -- Fairchild movie on DVD)

Paul Berger sanepsycho at globaldialog.com
Tue Mar 1 23:07:27 CST 2005


On Tue, 2005-03-01 at 20:50 -0800, Vintage Computer Festival wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Mar 2005, Paul Berger wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, 2005-03-01 at 19:14 -0800, Vintage Computer Festival wrote:
> > > On Tue, 1 Mar 2005, Tom Hudson wrote:
> > >
> > > > Whoops.  I was scrolled down and didn't see the follow-up messages
> > > > regarding copyright.  Never mind!
> > >
> > > Yes, the God of Copyright must be obeyed!  All hail Life of Author + 70
> > > Years!!
> > >
> > > If we're lucky, our great grandkids will be able to see that video, if it
> > > hasn't already cumbled into dust.
> >
> > ::sigh::
> > Yeah I wish we could go back to something reasonable (10-20 years) and
> > only additional if it was registered and renewed.  That way you would
> > not have stuff crumbling to dust because the holder could not be found
> > at least.
> 
> Yeah, well, what I was getting at was that people pay way too much
> attention to laws that for all practical purposes are silly and should be
> ignored in certain cases.

I would generally agree ... in the case of the video in question nothing
would come of hosting on a website or a torrent.  It would be nice if
the law was reasonable and worth respecting in this situation.

Paul





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