In the lead up to the implementation of the new Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Act 2011 law on the 1st of September, now is an ideal time for everyone to review the new law. Knowing the rules, their implications, the responsibilities of ISP account holders, and what steps you should take now to . . . → Read More: Understanding the new Copyright Amendment Act 2011
An interesting recent article by Patricia Aufderheide on the US website Inside Higher Ed (http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2011/08/02/essay_calls_on_academics_to_use_their_fair_use_rights) outlines some of the common myths about ‘fair use’ of copyright material in the US educational setting. This article highlights the rights and responsibilities for teachers, however, it did does raise the question of what is acceptable in the . . . → Read More: Myths about fair use of copyright material.