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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…

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…

Complying with P2P Mandates in the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008
November 23, 2009

The Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) of 2008 requires all campuses to certify that they have plans to "effectively combat the unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material, includ…

Congress Ups Ante on File Sharing
January 1, 2007

A bipartisan group of House of Representatives lawmakers recently said that they had written the presidents of 19 colleges and universities asking their officials to complete an expansive survey on…

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…

Digital Entertainment on Campus: Old Lawsuits and New Business Models
June 20, 2007

In this hour-long podcast, we present a session from the EDUCAUSE 2007 Policy Conference entitled, " Digital Entertainment on Campus: Old Lawsuits and New Business Models ". This sess…

EU Plans Online Copyright Licence
January 1, 2005

Creators of online music services such as composers, lyricists and performers would be able to secure a single pan-European copyright licence for the first time under proposals tabled yesterday by …

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. …

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…

House approves MPAA-backed college antipiracy rules
February 7, 2008

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a higher-education funding bill that includes controversial new antipiracy obligations for universities. The 354-58 vote…