RE: RARA-AVIS: Using film noir in the classroom

From: John & Carrie (
Date: 09 Apr 2000

Teri sed:

> Regardless of what the exact law is, I can't imagine there would be any
> repercussions from using a film in the classroom. Someone would have to
> file a complaint and it sure would make the film's copyright
> owner look bad
> to prosecute someone using it in an educational environment.

There was a big case about 10 years ago now, where the courts found copyright infringement because a professor used Kinko's to copy all those handouts that professors use in class sometimes. I agree, it's bullshit....but that's still infringement.


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