>Unlike all of the aforementioned examples, I cannot go out and purchase the
>bloopers at Borders, Amazon, or thestation.com.
>I am left to no other option but to obtain and cherish the copy
>of the bootleg bloopers tape.
> I'm hopeful that
>they will be included on the DVDs, but if they're not, why is it wrong to
>a copy for a personal collection?
Okay, so lets say I want your car, but you don't want to sell it to me. By the
logic above, it's okay for me to steal it, as long as I'm not making any money
out of it and it's for my own personal collection of cars.
These tapes were made for the cast and crew in-house as a special gift to them.
A way to have fun at the wrap parties. In that respect they are very personal
to all of us involved. To have people making copies and selling them illegally
is just to tarnish that aspect.
And you say you want a copy..but the means of GETTING that copy 90% of the time
means somebody selling somebody else a copy, at 20-35 bucks a pop. This goes
into the hands of a crook. There is no other word for it. A person who takes
what is not there, duplicates it illegally, and pockets all the money, none of
which goes to the creative people and actors who made them.
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