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Can Anyone Police File Sharing?
August 3, 2007

"Campus file sharing briefly hit prominence in Congress last week as colleges lobbied against a proposed amendment in the Senate to the Higher Education Act reauthorization that would have …

Universities win Senate fight over anti-P2P proposal
July 24, 2007

"Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has withdrawn anti-file sharing legislation that had drawn yowls of protest from universities this week. Reid, without explanation, on Monday nixed his …

Letter Opposing The Illegal File Sharing Amendment to the HEA Sent by the Higher Education Members of the Joint Committee
July 23, 2007

This letter states the higher education community's grave concerns about a proposed amendment to the Higher Education Act developed by the entertainment industry.  This letter describes h…

Identity verification for distance-ed students: FUD lingers
October 15, 2008

Back in July, an ominous headline in the Chronicle of Higher Education caused a flurry of discussion on the lists and blogs: "New Systems Keep a Close Eye on Online Students at Home&…

EDUCAUSE, the RIAA, and a Lot of Other People: What I Heard at the Department of Education Hearing in Washington, DC
October 9, 2008

Yesterday, the Department of Education hosted the fifth of its six regional hearings on the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA). Held in the Department's Washington, DC K street offices,…

Washington Update: Hot Topics in Federal Law and Regulation
March 30, 2011 | A session at the NERCOMP Annual Conference 2011

Congress and the federal regulatory agencies continue to focus their attention on technology issues. From open source to social media, from copyright infringement to cybersecurity, new laws and new…

Enforcing Copyright on Campus Networks: Lessons Learned and Next Steps
October 13, 2010 | A session at the EDUCAUSE 2010 Annual Conference

Since July 1, campus networks have been subject to enforcement of the P2P provisions of the Higher Education Opportunity Act. Coincidentally, a variety of government offices have initiated separate…

The 2010 Campus Computing Survey: Two Decades of Data, Information, and Insight About IT Planning and Policy Issues
October 14, 2010 | A session at the EDUCAUSE 2010 Annual Conference

Begun in 1990, the Campus Computing Project is the largest continuing study of the role of computing, e-learning, and information technology in U.S. higher education. This session will present the …

EDUCAUSE P2P Update
June 3, 2010 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Southeast Regional Conference 2010

The content industry continues to battle peer-to-peer file sharing on campus and commercial networks, both with sticks (DMCA notices, three-strikes legislation) and with carrots (a growing number o…

An EDUCAUSE Update on P2P
March 16, 2010 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Midwest Regional Conference 2010

The content industry continues to battle peer-to-peer file sharing on campus and commercial networks, both with sticks (DMCA notices, three-strikes legislation) and with carrots (a growing number o…