[78-L] Audio Restoration saves family recording

Thatcher Graham thatcher at mediaguide.com
Fri May 13 12:25:19 PDT 2011

Let me assure you, that a copy for a friend is piracy.
but, there is a body of law around  17 U.S.C. Section 117(2) that 
definitely permits you to make a back up copy for yourself.

Thatcher Graham
640 Freedom Business Ctr. STE 305
King of Prussia, PA 19406

On 5/13/2011 3:18 PM, Malcolm Rockwell wrote:
> As far as I know making one copy for yourself or a friend is not record
> piracy.
> But whadda I know?
> Mal
> *******
> On 5/13/2011 8:35 AM, Ron L'Herault wrote:
>> Is it a problem if you are making a copy of an LP owned by someone for his
>> own use?   I thought it was legal for the owner of a recording to make a
>> copy for his own use, for example, copying a Cassette to use in the car so
>> that the original was not damaged by sun/heat etc.
>> Ron L
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>> bradc944 at comcast.net
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>> Thoughts from the top of my cracked cranium...
>> I'd charge by the job, dependent on what needed to be done. With
>> consultation with the 'buyer' of course.  And I would probably have to,
>> ethicallly, turn away LP-to-CD copying... but having the excuse of a melted
>> outer track would make it easier...
>> Brad
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