MPAA tells teachers to camcord screens instead of ripping clipsPosted: May 7, 2009
This clip, from Boing Boing, is pretty incredible. Various educational organizations are currently in Washington requesting an DMCA exemption to rip DVDs so they can take clips for classroom use. The MPAA responded, apparently, with a video on how to camcord a screen, which they see as the preferred method for teachers to use. This seems like a comedy skit… check it out.
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You know that whole Ghandi thing — “first they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you” or something like that? Does it happen in reverse as well? Because I think we just went from the fighting to the laughing.