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Naughty Fairy
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Copyright Law

Post by Naughty Fairy » Sat, 19 Jul 2008 1:03 pm

Hi there!

I would like to seek your advice on the copyright law in Singapore. Is it possible to bring some burned CDs into Singapore?

In Bangkok, where I'm from, selling pirate VCDs or using them for commercial purpose is illegal, but buying them is ok (funny, I know). And in reality, you can find those CDs in many shopping streets. However, I heard that Singapore law is very strong....

Those CDs are TOEFL and GMAT interactive test programs, maybe I should just buy new ones. Are they expensive there? In BKK, it costs about S$50 each, and I got loads of them - -"

Thanks for any advice.
Anne

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Post by bruinbear » Sat, 19 Jul 2008 2:33 pm

strictly speaking I think it is illegal.

See:
http://www.ipos.gov.sg/leftNav/cop/Infr ... cement.htm

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Re: Copyright Law

Post by ksl » Tue, 22 Jul 2008 2:15 am

Naughty Fairy wrote:Hi there!

I would like to seek your advice on the copyright law in Singapore. Is it possible to bring some burned CDs into Singapore?

In Bangkok, where I'm from, selling pirate VCDs or using them for commercial purpose is illegal, but buying them is ok (funny, I know). And in reality, you can find those CDs in many shopping streets. However, I heard that Singapore law is very strong....

Those CDs are TOEFL and GMAT interactive test programs, maybe I should just buy new ones. Are they expensive there? In BKK, it costs about S$50 each, and I got loads of them - -"

Thanks for any advice.
Anne
Ignorance of the law in Singapore is not bliss! You don't have to be told it's illegal, you know it's illegal :wink: You naughty fairy you.

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Re: Copyright Law

Post by andy21 » Tue, 22 Jul 2008 11:02 am

Naughty Fairy wrote:Those CDs are TOEFL and GMAT interactive test programs, maybe I should just buy new ones. Are they expensive there? In BKK, it costs about S$50 each, and I got loads of them - -"
Thanks for any advice.
Anne
Would you like me to contact you so I can buy lots of those from you??!! :???:

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Re: Copyright Law

Post by Naughty Fairy » Tue, 22 Jul 2008 11:57 pm

andy21 wrote:
Naughty Fairy wrote:Those CDs are TOEFL and GMAT interactive test programs, maybe I should just buy new ones. Are they expensive there? In BKK, it costs about S$50 each, and I got loads of them - -"
Thanks for any advice.
Anne
Would you like me to contact you so I can buy lots of those from you??!! :???:
Definitely not! nothing is hidden between the line there in my question. I just asked out of my naivety. AS copyright law in my country is not very strong.

Anyway, who will advertise TOEFL and GMAT practice programs in Expat forum? don't think you guys need that :evil:

Thanks for the advice, though :wink:
Anne

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