​Isn’t that ILLEGAL?

A project log for automatic BOOKSCANNER for Ethiopia

Design of a 500 Euro automatic BOOKSCANNER which can be build without expensive or complicated equipment or skills.

Karsten FuhstKarsten Fuhst 04/07/2016 at 20:580 Comments

Hell no. Of course we wanted to be sure about this. We have a certificate from the university of Mekele which states that digitizing text books for the purpose of education is legal in Ethiopia. In Germany it is also allowed to digitize or copy books from libraries and use them for the education.

Proclamation to Protect Copyrights and Neighboring Rights

BGH Decision: Az.: I ZR 69/11 – Elektronische Leseplätze II