[CentOS] Re: Unable to write video dvd using k3b

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Thu Jul 31 19:22:12 UTC 2008


On Thursday 31 July 2008 19:52:38 Scott Silva wrote:
> on 7-31-2008 10:30 AM MHR spake the following:
> > On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 9:39 AM, Scott Silva 
<ssilva-m4n3GYAQT2lWk0Htik3J/w at public.gmane.org> wrote:
> >> This thread is bordering on discussions of illegal activity which I
> >> would suspect the CentOS group would rather have go offlist to avoid any
> >> troubles from legal types.
> >
> > I can't speak for anyone else, but I use all of the DVD tools I have
> > (and can get) exclusively for creating my own or to make legal backup
> > copies of DVDs I have purchased and, at least in the common sense,
> > own.
> >
> > However, this issue has nothing to do with CentOS per se, and is thus
> > at least OT, if not otherwise of concern.
> >
> > Thanks for broadening the perspective (darn you! :-).
> >
> > mhr
>
> Well here in the "free" US, I don't think you are allowed to make copies of
> anything, owned or not. In fact someone might sue you if you have twins! 
> ;-P

Fortunately, some of us are allowed one copy for backup purposes only.  I've 
never felt it worth-while for DVDs, but I had done it for CDs if they were 
going to be used in-car, where the jolting can damage them.

Anne
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