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Knowledge Enigma-Copyright in the Third World

Knowledge Enigma Copyright in the Third World Philip G Altbach Copyright has an impact on how knowledge is distributed, who controls it and on the development of the publishing industry. International copyright is a key concern in Third World nations because they use knowledge from abroad and are generally dependent on foreign books. Historically these nations mainly inherited the European approach to copyright since most of the copyright laws were patterned on the colonial regulations which were in place at the time of independence

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