UK High Court makes it illegal to copy your own music again

Music and movie fans in the UK were happy when a law was passed in the UK last October that allowed them to make legal copies of CDs and DVDs that they had purchased in an effort to convert them to digital media for use on the go. The UK High Court has now come back and said that it is illegal again to make copies of legally owned movies and music.

The about face came after the Basca, which is a musicians union, and industry reps from the UK challenged the law. One mystery with the overturning of the law for now is how exactly the law will be enforced. The law passed in October of last year that the new ruling overturns was called the Copyright and Rights in Performances Regulations 2014.

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