[ILUG] IOL Broadband handing over information.
rory.browne at gmail.com
Fri Jun 10 13:12:00 IST 2005
On 6/10/05, Timothy Murphy <tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie> wrote:
> On Fri 10 Jun 2005 12:37, Paul Jakma wrote:
> > You didn't buy a licence, you bought a CD or DVD. You didn't get any
> > 'licence' because you don't need one to 'make use of' a copyrighted
> > work, the copyright act already grants you right to copy in so far as
> > you must to make use of the work - if its needed at all
> Is that true?
> I understand you are saying that one is entitled to make a copy of a CD/DVD
> for one's own use.
> If so, how does one do it?
> I'm interested in making a copy of my grand-daughter's Sims-2 CD
> (only the first of the 4 CDs)
> as she frequently covers it with chocolate, toothpaste, etc.
> I tried copying it with Nero, but this failed,
Try k3b, using the clone option.
> I assume due to some protective device.
> Could I get round this if I were sufficiently clever?
You can get around anything if you're sufficiently clever. :p
> I've also tried unsuccessfully to copy PlayStation CDs,
> as these seem particularly susceptible to scratches.
> [Crash-Bandicoot will not now get past Level 1.]
PS checks the system to make sure that you're using a proper type of
CD. You'd need to modchip the PS in order to play the even if you did
manage to make the copy.
> Timothy Murphy
> e-mail (<80k only): tim /at/ birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
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