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Re: Barriers to an ASP loophole closure

Terry Hancock <hancock@anansispaceworks.com> writes:

> Now, what if I played it through my web server?  I don't give you
> the DVD and I don't let you access the menu directly, so I am not
> distributing the work through the web, I'm just playing a video
> using some streaming video format.  Now that is clearly public
> performance, isn't it?  Would anyone seriously argue that fair use
> lets me do that?

It's not public performance, but that doesn't matter.  It's still
illegal, because it *is* copying.  "just playing using streaming" is,
actually, copying.


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