found drama

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RIAA story #55683.

by Rob Friesel

Blame Canada. Hehe… Saw this on Boing Boing today and thought “Didn’t I see this before…?” Checked the date — sure enough, I had. (Thanks, Wick!) The point: In Canada, if I own a CD and you borrow it and make a copy of it that is legal private copying; however, if I make you a copy of that same CD and give it to you that would be infringement. Odd, but ideal for protecting file sharers.

Vancouver, anyone?

About Rob Friesel

Software engineer by day, science fiction writer by night. Author of The PhantomJS Cookbook and a short story in Please Do Not Remove. View all posts by Rob Friesel →

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