Dear CW,

Has anyone an Amazon Prime Business Account?  Have you used it to allow faculty 
to view Amazon Video?  We have a faculty member who wants us to get an account 
so that he can view Transparent for a class.  If it is applicable, he wants to 
show it to his students.  On Amazon, everything related to an Amazon Prime 
Business account talks about free shipping and being able to share that with 
others in your business.  It does not mention Amazon Video, Amazon Music, etc.  
  Under Amazon Video, the following is stated:

d. License to Digital Content. Subject to payment of any applicable fees to 
rent, purchase, or access Digital Content, and your compliance with all terms 
of this Agreement, Amazon grants you a personal, non-exclusive, 
non-transferable, non-sublicensable, license, during the applicable Viewing 
Period, to access, view, use and display the Digital Content in accordance with 
the Usage Rules, for Non-Commercial, Private Use. "Non-Commercial, Private Use" 
means a presentation of Digital Content for which no fee or consideration of 
any kind (other than that which you pay to us to view the Digital Content) is 
charged or received, which takes place in your private home or apartment or, if 
outside your private home or apartment (e.g., in a hotel room, dorm room, 
office, or airport waiting lounge) is limited to a private viewing for you and 
your invitees. Non-Commercial, Private Use specifically excludes any public 
presentation (e.g., a presentation in a dorm lounge) and any presentation by a 
place of public accommodation or other commercial establishment (e.g., a bar or 
restaurant), even if no fee is charged for viewing the Digital Content. To 
simplify your viewing and management of Digital Content that has a limited 
Viewing Period (such as Rental Digital Content and Subscription Digital 
Content), we may automatically remove that Digital Content from your Compatible 
Device after the end of its Viewing Period, and you consent to such automatic 

Does the educational exemption apply to showing it in a classroom apply to 
Amazon Prime?  For whatever reason, Transparent has not been released on DVD.

Thank you for any help you can provide on this subject.

Eileen Karsten
Head of Technical Services
Donnelley and Lee Library
Lake Forest College
555 N. Sheridan Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045

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