video w/o pub performance rights for indiv. viewing
- January 23, 2007 @ 10:52ameye says:I read that 101(1) says:
To perform or display a work “publicly” means —
(1) to perform or display it at a place open to the public or at any place where a substantial number of persons outside of a normal circle of a family and its social acquaintances is gathered; or
Does this mean a student cannot legally view a video in one of our small video viewing rooms (open to the public) unless we have secured public performance rights for that video?
- January 24, 2007 @ 8:14amwilliamsonl says:No this means that a student cannot invite family or friends to view the video with him. Academic libraries are usually considered an extention of the classroom which makes this viewing an educational exception.
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