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The DMCA Revisited: What's Fair?
January 1, 2004

This document discusses why "Fair Use" should be retained for digital material. This document discusses why "Fair Use" should be re…

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 …

IT Legislation: How It Impacts Higher Education and Why You Should Care
January 1, 2004

Recent state and federal legislation has greatly impacted IT security in higher education. This legislation is often targeted for other industries, such as HIPAA for health insurance and Gramm-Leac…

Sharing Information and Controlling Content: Continuing Challenges for Higher Education
January 1, 2004

Over the past year, higher education institutions have been working with the content industry (MPAA, RIAA, and so forth) to help reduce unauthorized sharing of copyrighted works through copyright e…

Fair Use Rights and Defenses for Students in Online Learning Environments
January 1, 2004

To support their students while protecting their institutions, instructors must understand the parameters of what is permitted use versus what is infringement with respect to copyrighted material a…

Promoting Innovation and Economic Growth: The Special Problem of Digital Intellectual Property,
January 1, 2004

This CED report urges a balanced approach on digital intellectual property issues to promote economic growth. This CED report urges a balanced ap…

Gray Matter: Copyright Law, Policy, Digital Works and Higher Education
January 1, 2004

Copyright law affects IT professionals serving in a wide variety of roles on campus. This presentation will discuss legislation that most directly concerns IT professionals, such as the recently pa…

DMCA Agent Response
January 1, 2004

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) provided certain protections to universities in their role as ISPs, but along with it came several new responsibilities. This paper will discuss Virginia…

Rulemaking on Exemptions from Prohibition on Circumvention of Technological Measures that Control Access to Copyrighted Works
July 23, 2003

On October 28th, 2003, Librarian of Congress James Billington, once again issued exceptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) prohibition on circumventing technological locks intende…

Copyright, Civil Rights, and Middle Age
January 1, 2003

The author discusses the political issues that are attached to the current fight over digital copyright and file sharing technologies. The author discu…