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Diebold Loses Key Copyright Case
January 1, 2004

Students who sued Diebold Election Systems won their case against the voting machine maker on Thursday after a judge ruled that the company had misused the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and orde…

Podcast: P2P Policy Update - From Campus to Congress, and Now the State House
May 20, 2008

This hour and forty-five minute podcast features a panel discussion on the latest P2P news regarding higher education. The discussion, "P2P Policy Update - From Campus to Congress, and Now t…

EDUCAUSE Statement on Copyright Office Interim Regulations for 'Service Providers'
January 1, 1998

EDUCAUSE has issued a letter for members briefly explaining the Interim Regulations for the new Digital Millennium Copyright Act and recommending a course of action to ensure that universities who …

Copyright Office Conducts Study on How to Promote Distance Education through Digital Technologies
January 1, 1999

As required by Section 403 of the DMCA, the Copyright Office conducted a study on how to promote distance learning through digital technologies, while "maintaining an appropriate balance betwe…

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…

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…