Author Topic: Converting DVD to MP4?  (Read 1739 times)

Tim Hall

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Re: Converting DVD to MP4?
« Reply #25 on: December 24, 2019, 09:52:35 am »
Even if you bought the DVD, it is illegal to copy it onto your hard drive.

I wasn't aware of that fact and thanks for pointing it out :-[

It's not illegal (as of 2014). But they were never going to break down doors to catch the perps in action.
But as noted upthread, teh gubbiment changed their mind in July 2015. You're goin' dahn, you slag, although your last sentence still stands.

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Re: Converting DVD to MP4?
« Reply #26 on: December 24, 2019, 10:05:26 am »
It still seems to be legal with the proviso:

...only the individual who purchased the original copy of the work, and not others such as a friend or family, is legally allowed to copy it.

They're still after me for copying songs off the Top 40 in the late 80s. I learned how to make Bruno Brooks stop talking over the intro and outro with mental telepathy. The power to silence Bruno actually proved to be a boon. Sometimes I still send the command just for a laugh.
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