Copying own CDs 'should be legal'

Monday, 30 October 2006, 12:16 AM EST

A think-tank has called for outdated copyright laws to be rewritten to take account of new ways people listen to music, watch films and read books.

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) is calling for a "private right to copy". It would decriminalise millions of Britons who break the law each year by copying their CDs onto music players.

At the BBC.

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