Does this link mean "educational use" gets a free pass on circumventing copy protection.
17 U.S. Code § 1201 - Circumvention of copyright protection systems
Specifically this section.
(d)Exemption for Nonprofit Libraries, Archives, and Educational Institutions.— (1) A nonprofit library, archives, or educational
institution which gains access to a commercially exploited copyrighted work solely in order to make a good faith determination of whether to acquire a copy of that work for the sole purpose of engaging in conduct permitted under this title shall not be in violation of subsection (a)(1)(A). A copy of a work to which access has been gained under this paragraph— (A) may not be retained longer than necessary to make such good faith determination; and (B) may not be used for any other purpose.