College Media Group Cautions That 2 Copyright Laws Could Collide

Andrea L. Foster, Tidsskriftet for Universiteternes Efter- og Videreuddannelse, Mar 18, 2003
Commentary by Stephen Downes

These tensions were evident before this group sent their letter. As the article notes, "What worries the media centers is that colleges might not be allowed to bypass copying protections even when they need to do so to use materials from CDs and DVDs for distance education, as permitted by the Teach Act in certain circumstances. The problem arises when digital materials are not also released in non-digital formats that the colleges can fall back on, such as print."
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