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Exceptions for Access to the Blind

  Provisions for facilitating access of copyrighted works to the disabled, including blind persons, were introduced in the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 in 2012. Limitations and Exceptions in the Indian Copyright Law can be categorized into two types: Fair Dealing exception for the disabled; and Compulsory License for making works accessible to the disabled. Fair Dealing ((Section 52(zb)) The use of a work for making it accessible to a disabled person is considered as fair dealing under the Indian…

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