http://www.patent.gov.uk/copy/notices/2003/copyria.pdf http://www.legislation.hmso.gov.uk/si/si2003/20032498.htm#26 This is seriously bad news for all of us in the UK. Under this new law, rushed through parliament in 6 days, all forms of private restoration of vinyl to CD/DVD is now a criminal offence, as well as even owning any program or device designed to circumvent copy protection. This means your DAT machines, any CD copying software, and potentially even CD-R/W & DVD-R/W devices are included. I am now awaiting the outcome of a solicitors report on this, but it appears that we are in deep doodoo. One of the biggest problem areas is outlined http://ukcdr.org/issues/eucd/ukimpl/critique_uk_impl.html take very good notice of the section relating to Professional Music Studios. Please take the time to read this, as there can be no doubt at all that the BPI is going to come after us with all guns blazing. It would seem, without being too cynical, that the industry is trying to put us out of business to bolster it's own fall in studio bookings. Ain't it grand? ------------------ www.opusproductions.com PS - many thanks to the AfterDawn newsletter for pointing out that this is now LAW. It has simply been ignored by our media in the UK.