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Death by DMCA
January 1, 2006

"A flood of legislation released by the passage of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act threatens to drown whole classes of consumer electronics." …

Report Details DMCA Misuses
January 1, 2006

A new report from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) takes aim at the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), a controversial law enacted seven years ago to protect intellectual property in …

Efficient Process or “Chilling Effects”? Takedown Notices Under Section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act - Summary Report
January 1, 2005

"This is a summary report of findings from a study of takedown notices under Section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.[1] Section 512 grants safe harbor from secondary copyright lia…

The Customer Is Always Wrong: A User's Guide to DRM in Online Music
January 1, 2005

This guide "translates" the marketing messages by the major services, giving you the real deal rather than spin. Understanding how DRM and the DMCA pose a danger to your rights will help …

Copyright Lobbyists Strike Again
January 1, 2005

"Hollywood and large U.S. software companies chalked up another crucial yet little-noticed victory last week with the final approval of the Central American Free Trade Agreement." …

Lawmaker Revs Up Fair-Use Crusade
January 1, 2005

This article details an interview with Rick Boucher, a Democrat representing the rural 9th District of Virginia, who has introduced a bill to restore some of the fair-use rights taken away by the D…

Preserving Digital Information to Support Scholarship
January 1, 2002

Lynch examines the numerous technical obstacles related to digital information and preservation and describes some efforts in the various arenas. He also discusses the legal, social, and political …

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…

EDUCAUSE Now - Show #5 - P2P Update & Data-Rich Blogging
July 10, 2008

EDUCAUSE Now is a monthly podcast, focusing on the intelligent use of information technology in higher education. Each episode features a variety of stories, interviews, and views that relate to …

Interactive Guide to Using Copyrighted Media in Your Courses
January 1, 2005

This is a free interactive guide to help faculty determine the appropriate copyright guidelines they must follow when using different types of copyrighted media in their courses. …