Leslie_R (trojan@atoka.net)
Wed, 27 Dec 2000 14:28:05 -0600


Alienyz wrote:
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Leslie_R" <trojan@atoka.net>
> To: <gundam@aeug.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, December 27, 2000 9:06 AM
> Subject: Re: [gundam] Why Bad Form?
>
> > MoJoJoJoTheEvil@aol.com wrote:
> > >
> > > I know there realesing Chars Counterattack and f91 on dvd next year
> >
> > okay, so next year it'll be illegal to make/sell/distribute/publicly
> > show fansubs of them (i think)
>
> But fansubs aren't legal to start with. Fansubbing an anime show and
> releasing it, even if not for profit, in another country violates the show's
> copyright. Think about it, it is like taping Friends, subtitle it in
> Japanese, and make it available to those that can't understand it in
> English. I am sure no TV studio will stand for that.
>
> Alienyz
>
the copyright laws, as i understand them, are that it Is legal to make
and distribute the fansubs in a country where no domestic distributors
have bought the rights to that product, once someone does the lawyers
will have your ass though

> > -Les
> >
> > --
> > "He's a God, it'll take more than one shot."
> > -Lady Eboshi, 'Princess Mononoke'
> >
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