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Copyright: Performing, playing or showing videos

Provides information on copyright for HKUST students & staff

Performing, playing or showing videos

The Hong Kong Copyright Ordinance strictly regulates the public performance (playing) of videos.

According to section 43(2) of the Ordinance, playing or showing a video on campus for the purpose of giving or receiving instruction to an audience consisting mainly of teachers, students and their parents/guardians is allowed.

Other public performances (e.g. for entertainment purposes) may require further licensing and permission from the copyright owner or a licensing body.

For more details, please contact Ms Becky LEE at

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