Re: [rumori] Ugly Choices

From: Sam Stephens (
Date: Wed Aug 14 2002 - 15:26:32 PDT

Is this not a violation of copyright, just as fan edits are (the phantom
edit etc)? I seem to remember seeing on the news mabye a year or two ago
about a religious guy (in the US) who was doing much this same thing in a
simpler fashion with trimmed videotapes, who got injucted by the big
studios. I would have thought if the directors are so furious they should be
able to attack Trilogy with IP law.

----- Original Message -----
From: Paul Smith
Sent: Wednesday, August 14, 2002 5:51 PM
Subject: [rumori] Ugly Choices

As reported on ABC news on the 12th [still in archive
on] the people at Trilogy Studios are
digitally altering movies on DVD in order to censor
them; making them non-violent/sex/bad-language enough
for children to watch. [SNIP]

Naturally, the directors of the 120 or so films that
have been altered so far are furious. The artistic
intent of the films is being quashed, they say.


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