On Thu, 9 Jun 2005, Gareth Eason wrote:
>> In summary - I think you are quoting the way it 'should' be
> done - and I agree with you. I think you'll find that this is not
> how it really works in practice though.
I honestly dont know of many shops which will exchange CDs or DVDs
for arbitrary period of time after purchase. Maybe shortly after
purchase, if you found them defective when you opened them..
> Copyright allows 'fair use' - please point me at the statement by any
> record company stating that they accept 'fair use.' Merely one example.
I'm not sure what that has to do with demanding record company/shop
exchange the CD you (or your sticky fingered derived work^W^Wkid)
went and broke.
Fair use allows you to make copies and use for various 'fair'
purposes. It doesn't give you a unlimited warranty on the media.
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