Re: [gundam] F91 or G


Edward Ju (gundam@loop.com)
Sat, 20 Feb 1999 13:59:23 -0800


>>I know. But my point is also that Bandai can now Prosecute you for piracy if
>>you have fansubs.
>
>Isn't it legal as long as there is no distribution/copyright in the US? Since
>Bandai only has a handful released, that would make the rest legal.

This thread pops up every once in a while...

Just because there is no domestic distribution does not mean it is legal to
pass copies around, whether for profit or not. Otherwise, why wouldn't your
local arthouse theater show all the European films that never got picked up
by U.S. distributors, their lack of audience appeal notwithstanding?

Eddie

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