Q. Groups in our school have a need to play songs for events such as the Variety Show, Prom Style Show, etc. I recently found out that they are using a personal IPOD and hooking it through the sound system. The songs have been purchased through the Apple download site for 79 or 99 cents. I would like to know if my thinking on this problem is correct: Songs downloaded are for personal use. There are no public performance rights attached. Playing them through the auditorium system to a crowd who has paid for tickets would be a potential infringement of the copyright law. Are my assumptions correct?

A. Your assumptions are correct.

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