Friday, August 20, 2010

New Copyright Ruling- eSchool news

New copyright ruling affects educators

Higher-ed students, faculty can legally ‘rip’ portions of DVDs for use in media studies

By Meris Stansbury, Associate Editor

Communication and Collaboration, Higher Ed, Top News

"The Copyright Office deemed K-12 teachers and students ineligible for the exemption, and instead indicated that they should use only screen captures of a film, because K-12 education doesn’t need access to visually high-quality clips, officials ruled."