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Urging the FCC to Adopt Net Neutrality Principles

EDUCAUSE and other leading higher education and library associations urge the FCC to adopt Net Neutrality principles. The groups believe these principles are essential to protecting freedom of...

Concern for Proposed State Authorization Changes

SLOAN-C, UPCEA, and WCET expressed concern for ED’s proposal that would require formal review for distance education programs and result in rising costs for students.

HathiTrust Constitutes Fair Use

On June 10 the court validated HathiTrust, a searchable online database of written materials, claiming it did not violate copyright laws.  

Regulation Considered for Broadband Development Projects

The FCC is calling for comments on the Tennessee  law prohibiting municipalities from investing in broadband network projects, an issue which may be a concern for colleges and universities....

FCC Approves Net Neutrality Proposal

On May 15 the FCC voted in favor of Chairman Tom Wheeler's new net neutrality rule to protect the open Internet.

Draft FERPA Amendment Overhauls Student Privacy Law

The Protecting Student Privacy Act of 2014 was issued on May 14 in response to recent changes in FERPA interpretation that allowed for increased sharing of student data with outside companies....

Security Professionals Conference

The annual Security Professionals Conference is the premier forum for connecting information security professionals, security analysts, IT staff, privacy officers, C-level executives, and others from across the higher education community. Learn more

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