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Offline tig

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University's privacy act has started.
« on: July 05, 2010, 12:17:49 pm »
http://www.zeropaid.com/news/89769/college-anti-piracy-law-goes-into-effect/
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Provision of the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 requires that colleges and universities put in place plans “to effectively combat the unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material by users of the institution’s network” or risk losing their eligibility for federal student aid.

The war against illegal file-sharing inched forward yesterday in dramatic fashion as a provision of the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, passed by Congress back in August of 2008, went into effect yesterday. The provision requires that colleges and universities put in place plans “to effectively combat the unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material by users of the institution’s network” or risk losing their eligibility for federal student aid.

This could very interesting on what it is going to do to those that are studying that are needing certain things to finishing assignments. Let's see what happens with courses.
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Offline Bluey_412

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Re: University's privacy act has started.
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2010, 02:04:28 am »
ahh, but what about those using the institutions networks to distribute Malware...?

any techie's nightmare, the malware on a student system that regularly connects, even by USB drive, to a school/uni network...
What you think is important is rarely urgent
But what you think is Urgent is rarely important

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