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To: Redcloak

That's where the fair use law comes into play, it's a persons constitutional right to view material in the privacy of their own home however they deem appropriate.
You bring up child porn, wow that's left field. We are not exploiting anybody or forcing anybody to do something they don't understand. If someone wants to take out a scene in a movie so they can watch it with their kids, then who are you or me or anybody to tell them that they can't. If they don't have the knowledge or technology to do so, but they still want it done, then give your movie that you purchased to someone that does have the knowledge and technology to take that scene out, and sure pay them for providing that service. That's your right.
Stealing is defined as "To take (the property of another) without right or permission."
We are not taking anything from Gibson or any other producer. These people have bought an original copy of the movie. All the royalties have been paid all the credit has been given. Now all these people have these movies in their home and they want to change them. Go ahead do it.


25 posted on 11/23/2005 9:46:32 AM PST by questions_everything (I hope this doesn't sound like a soap box)
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To: questions_everything
I brought up child porn because there's a market for it; people desire it. You're justifying CleanFlicks' actions partially on the basis that people desire these edited movies. Desire for a product or service does not translate into a right to have that product or service available. No right exists to purchase a version of someone else's intellectual property. That isn't "fair use".

As I said before, if a movie disturbs you or you think that it's inappropriate for your children, then don't watch it. As an example, I thought that David Lynch's Blue Velvet was brilliant. I never want to see it again; it was too disturbing. My opinion of it, however, doesn't give me the right to expect that a "less disturbing" version be available. I have no right to ask someone to steal from David Lynch to satisfy my desire.
26 posted on 11/23/2005 11:33:19 AM PST by Redcloak (We'll raise up our glasses against evil forces singin' "whiskey for my men and beer for my horses!")
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