"Backups" of Audio and Video. What is legal and what is not.

Discussion in 'Audio Visual' started by Bern, Jan 7, 2009.

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  1. Bern

    Bern Mind the gap!

    Jun 27, 2001
    Brighton, QLD
    Making a copy of an Audio CD that you own for use in your car or another device such as an MP3 player is Legal.
    Making a copy of a VHS or BETA Videotape that you own onto DVD is Legal .
    Making any sort of copy of a DVD/HD-DVD/BLU-RAY, even if you own it outright, is Illegal.

    Please see the following web site for more information on current Australian copyright laws,
    Specificly the following publication in regard to Music,
    And the following publication in regards to Videos & DVDs.
    Any and all discussion of ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES will be deleted without notice and repeat offenders risk loosing their forum access.
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