Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Copyright - Special feature in Chronicle of Higher Ed

In the May 29th issue of the Chronicle of Higher Ed there is a special feature on "The Copyright Rebellion."  Recent lawsuits against universities for copyright infringement are being closely followed by those of us in academic institutions.  Two weeks ago, Kevin Smith posted an item about the Georgia case on his blog, Scholarly Communication @Duke  and pointed out some of the dire consequences of a potential injunction. The University of California case dealing with streaming videos is also being closely followed. Both cases have implications for interpretations of what is considered "fair use."  The articles in the Chronicle are worth reading :

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