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Copyright Office Conducts Study on How to Promote Distance Education through Digital Technologies
Friday, January 1, 1999
As required by Section 403 of the DMCA, the Copyright Office conducted a study on how to promote distance learning through digital technologies, while "maintaining an appropriate balance between the rights of the copyright owners and the needs of users of copyrighted works." As directed, the Office consulted with representatives of copyright owners and nonprofit education and library institutions. Recommendations were due to Congress by April 28, 1999.