Ripping CDs and DVDs Will Be Legal in U.K. in June

Starting in June, folks in the U.K. will legally be allowed to rip their media—CDs and DVDs—for personal use. After thorough examination of current copyright laws, officials have decided that consumers have the right to rip their collection of media. The U.K.’s Intellectual Property Office said the change will also broaden other forms of fair use without harming copyright holders. If, for example, you have a DVD and want to put it on your iPad, you can do so without infringing copyright.

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SnakeCQC2728d ago

It wasn't legal already?

Hozi892728d ago

ha! this is good though....seems they realize this will always happen so they decided to allow it afterall....not like they can stop everyone.