Handling of Copyrighted Works in Remote-Teaching Classes
Students are asked to comply with the following to properly handle copyrighted works for attendance of remote-teaching classes via the internet:
1. If you do not have permissions from academic staff in charge of classes, please do not share "meeting URL" and "meeting ID" of remote-teaching classes with any unregistered students, and do not let such students attend the classes.
2. If you do not have permissions from academic staff in charge of classes, please do not tape or film any materials, references, etc. appeared on PC screens, and screenshots of students and academic staff.
3. If you do not have permissions from academic staff in charge of classes, please do not share any downloaded class materials or videos with any unregistered students, and do not post them on the internet.
4. If you need to use copyrighted works for the purposes of your class attendance, you can make copies of said works within the quantity deemed necessary for classes in order not to infringe on any copyrights of an author. Furthermore, you are asked to clearly specify the sources of quotations if you use any copyrighted works.
Copyright Act* (excerpt) Reproduction in Schools and Other Educational Institutions; Related Matters
Article 35 (1) A person in charge of teaching or a person taking classes at a school or other educational institution (except one founded for commercial purposes) may reproduce a work that has been made public to the extent that is found to be necessary if the purpose of doing so is use in the course of those classes; provided, however, that this does not apply if the action would unreasonably prejudice the interests of the copyright owner in light of the nature or purpose of the work, the number of copies that would be made, or the circumstances of its reproduction.
Indication of Source
Article 48 (1) In a case set forth in one of the following items, the source of the work must be clearly indicated in the manner and to the extent considered reasonable, commensurate with the circumstances of its reproduction or exploitation:
(iii) a work is exploited other than by its reproduction pursuant to the provisions of Article 32 or is exploited pursuant to the provisions of Article 35; Article 36, paragraph (1); Article 38, paragraph (1); Article 41; Article 46; or Article 47-5, paragraph (1), and it is common practice to indicate the source.
(2) In a source indication as referred to in the preceding paragraph, the name of the author that appears on the work must be cited, except if the author's name is clear from the source indication or if the work is anonymous.
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