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From: "Tom Fine" <[log in to unmask]>
> No, that's not what I'm asking at all, although it's an interesting question
because I betcha this
> happens more often than not.
> I'm asking simply -- can a library ciculate a COPY if their ORIGINAL is out of
print, likely to be
> destroyed by circulation or otherwise hard or impossible to replace.
The applicable question here, I think, is whether the library can
MAKE a copy of a recording they own...for this (or any other?)
Also, I'm surprised that RIAA hasn't cracked down on libraries loaning
out copies of recordings to which their members own copyright...?
Steven C. Barr