Exceptions and Limitations in Indian Copyright Law for Education: An Assessment
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Liang Lawrence: Alternative Law Forum
The Law and Development Review, 2010, vol. 3, issue 2, 198-240
This paper examines the nature of exceptions and limitations in copyright law for the purposes of the use of copyrighted materials for education. It looks at the existing national and international regime, and argues for why there is a need for greater exceptions and limitations to address the needs of developing countries. The paper contextualizes the debate by looking at the high costs of learning materials and the impediment caused to e-learning and distance education by strong copyright regimes.
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