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Supreme Court Mulls File-swap 'Pushers'
January 1, 2005

"As the Supreme Court mulls the fate of file-swapping networks, justices are studying a rarely used element of copyright law that sparked bitter controversy when raised in Congress last year.&…

Copyright and Digital Media in a Post-Napster World: 2005 Update
January 1, 2005

The objective of this White Paper, initially released in August 2003 and updated in January 2005, is to provide a foundation for evaluating key questions facing the different stakeholders in the co…

Congress Fails to Act on Copyright Bills
January 1, 2004

Controversial bills proposed new penalties (including jail time) for copyright violations. Controversial bills proposed new penalties (including jail t…

Students Fight Copyright Hoarders
January 1, 2004

Students at about a dozen colleges and universities have started organizations called Free Culture groups to educate other students about copyright and fight what they see as a tilting of the law t…

Ashcroft Vows Piracy Assault
January 1, 2004

"While the entertainment industry has had some recent setbacks in its fight against piracy in the courts and in Congress, it has a new ally in John Ashcroft, who recently pledged to make crack…

INDUCE Act
January 1, 2004

This is an EDUCAUSE issue brief on the INDUCE Act. This is an EDUCAUSE issue brief on the INDUCE Act. …

Justice Dept. wants new antipiracy powers
January 1, 2004

A report released Tuesday by the U.S. Justice Department calls for significant changes to the nation's antipiracy laws and expresses the department's support of pending copyright legislat…

Letter to Senators Hatch and Leahy regarding S. 2560, Inducing Infringement of Copyrights Act of 2004
January 1, 2004

A letter to Senators Hatch and Leahy regarding the recommended statutory language for a new form of secondary liability for copyright infringement. The letter was signed by over 30 organizations. …

Copying Programs Could be Outlawed
January 1, 2004

Legislation targets products that 'induce' copyright violations. Legislation targets products that 'induce' copyright violations. …

Inducing Infringement of Copyrights Act of 2004
January 1, 2004

The bill as introduced into Senate. The bill as introduced into Senate. January …

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