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Copyright Law Result: Tonight We’re Going To Legally Burn CDs Like It’s 1999

by | 31st, March 2014

Disc jockey Gregg Whiteside loads a disc into a compact disc player at WOXR radio station in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 1989. Whiteside says he uses CDs for 95 percent of the music he plays because "the sound is beautifully clean." LP sales are falling drastically while the compact disc's popularity is soaring. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) Date: 15/02/1989

 

GOOD news people from the past! You can now burn CDs and DVDs for personal use and no-one is going to send you to a jail to be beaten into a Spam fritter by an inmate with hands so large that each finger has it’s own rib cage!

That’s right; the incredibly up-to-date government has put through someĀ legislation to update copyright law which means, from June 1st, people in the UK will be at their ease when copying music music and media purchased on one device, but intended for use on another.

You won’t be legally allowed to make anyone a compilation CD though, which is probably the only reason you’d actually burn something onto a compact disc.

This news is a bit baffling as people didn’t exactly obey the law in the first place and seeing as people barely bother with CDs, this feels like the government are allowing people

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