Ripping CDs to iPods is illegal, says BPI boss. No it isn’t, says BPI boss.

Q: Do you believe people who are buying CDs legally and copying that music to an iPod should be punished – as they are, in fact, breaking the law?

A: Consumers don’t have the right to copy CDs in the UK and never have…

BPI boss Peter Jamieson speaks to BBC online, January 2006.

On a separate issue, the BPI’s chairman, Peter Jamieson, reassured the public that they were not breaking the law by copying their own CDs to iPods.

The Guardian, this morning.