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7 Things You Should Know About the P2P Provisions of the HEOA
May 24, 2010

The Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) includes a number of provisions that require colleges and universities to take specific actions to limit the unauthorized distribution of copyrighted m…

Final HEOA Regulations Issued October 29, 2009
October 23, 2009

These are Final HEOA Regulations Issued on October 29, 2009. These are Final HEOA Regulations Issued on October 29, 2009. …

Illegal File Sharing 101
November 17, 2008

© 2008 Kent Wada. The text of this article is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 license ( http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ ). …

Swiftboating Higher Education on P2P: Why Higher Education Is Not the Real Problem, and Technology Is Not the Real Solution
December 7, 2007

A steady stream of press releases from the MPAA and the RIAA about unauthorized peer-to-peer downloading suggests that college students are digital pirates and campus network officials are engage…

RIAA v. The People: Four Years Later
August 29, 2007

In this report the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) provides a comprehensive look at the four-year litigation campaign waged by the RIAA against music fans. The report traces the RIAA campaig…

Hollywood vs. Your PC: Round 2
January 1, 2006

"Legal options in digital entertainment are growing. But they come with restrictions that can hobble your ability to enjoy the content you've paid for--and even threaten your control over…

When Push Comes to Shove: A Hype-Free Guide to Evaluating Technical Solutions to Copyright Infringement on Campus Networks
January 1, 2005

With entertainment companies now suing thousands of college students for using the high-speed Internet2 network for filesharing, universities are under more pressure than ever to address the proble…

Copyright Infringement from the Inside: Student Perspectives on Music Piracy
October 11, 2006 | A session at the EDUCAUSE 2006 Annual Conference

Interviews with 42 university undergraduates offer insight into anti-piracy efforts and why they may be failing. Education efforts are seen as phony and unconvincing, lawsuits as unlikely, and even…

Comparison of Experiences with Two Innovative Media Programs
October 22, 2004 | A session at the EDUCAUSE 2004 Annual Conference

Yale and Penn State have both pioneered the use of legal alternatives to the distribution of copyrighted media. In January 2004, both initiated commercial services that differ in many ways. This pr…