NZ iPod law eases for music, not films

Proposed law changes will make it legal to copy music for personal use, but anyone recording a favourite television programme will be able to keep it for only a few days.It is now illegal to copy music from a CD or tape to another device such as an iPod or an MP3 player.But Parliament’s commerce select committee has changed the Copyright (New Technologies) Bill to make it legal to “format shift” – or copy – music from a CD to other devices if it is for personal use.

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