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“Copyright is not a divine right” – Indian court rules in favour of photocopying college textbooks.(r/worldnews)
Ditto – I have a Eastern Economy Edition of K&R when I took up learning C as a hobby. When I looked up the price for the same on the US version of Amazon, the price comparison was startling.
[Here’s the US paperback version, priced at about 53 USD according to Amazon, i.e. 3,554 Indian Rupees. Of course, the cheapest one you can still get new is about USD 15 or so dollars. ] (www.amazon.com/Programming-Language-Brian-W-Kernig…)
For the money you’d be shelling out, it’d be cheaper for you to buy a brand new copy of the book from an Indian bookstore and have it shipped out to you (possibly even through an express courier like DHL or FedEx) in the US than just buy the book in the US outright.