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  Online Teaching During Pandemic Raises Copyright Concerns; Bloomberg Law, April 3, 2020 Matthew Bultman, Bloomberg Law; Online Teaching During Pandemic Raises Copyright Concerns“The sudden shift to online teaching is raising a host of copyright questions for educators…Allaying Teacher FearsHoping to provide guidance, a group of copyright specialists at colleges, universities and other organizations last month wrote a statement on fair use that was signed … Source: Intellectual Property and “Open” Movements BlogPublished on 2020-04-06By Kip Currier, PhD, JD Hair Loss Problems: … Read More

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  reporting white collar prosecutions According to DOJ, in 2018 it increased its number of white collar prosecutions. “Also in FY 2018, the Justice Department increased white-collar prosecutions by more than three percent, charging more than 6,500 defendants.” https://www.justice.gov/usao-ndok/pr/justice-department-smashes-records-violent-crime-gun-crime-illegal-immigration However TRAC reports a declining trend in corporate prosecutions. TRAC “Your source for comprehensive, independent and … Source: Free Government InformationPublished on 2020-04-02By James R. Jacobs Bassel Khartabil Fellowship Awarded to Tarek Loubani—Using Open Access to Combat COVID-19 Photo courtesy of … Read More

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  reporting white collar prosecutions According to DOJ, in 2018 it increased its number of white collar prosecutions. “Also in FY 2018, the Justice Department increased white-collar prosecutions by more than three percent, charging more than 6,500 defendants.” https://www.justice.gov/usao-ndok/pr/justice-department-smashes-records-violent-crime-gun-crime-illegal-immigration However TRAC reports a declining trend in corporate prosecutions. TRAC “Your source for comprehensive, independent and … Source: Free Government InformationPublished on 2020-04-02By James R. Jacobs Bassel Khartabil Fellowship Awarded to Tarek Loubani—Using Open Access to Combat COVID-19 Photo courtesy of … Read More

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  Education in Times of Crisis and Beyond: Maximizing Copyright Flexibilities The global health crisis is crystalizing the need for policies that support universal access to learning resources The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on over a billion learners’ lives—half of the world’s student population have seen their schools or universities close to slow the spread of the virus. As a … Source: Creative CommonsPublished on 2020-03-31By Brigitte Vézina A Revolution in Science Publishing, or Business as Usual?; UNDARK, March … Read More

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  Internet Archive offers 1.4 million copyrighted books for free online; Ars Technica, March 28, 2020 Timothy B. Lee, Ars Technica; Internet Archive offers 1.4 million copyrighted books for free onlineMassive online library project is venturing into uncharted legal waters.““The Internet Archive will suspend waitlists for the 1.4 million (and growing) books in our lending library by creating a National Emergency Library to serve the nation’s … Source: Intellectual Property and “Open” Movements BlogPublished on 2020-03-29By Kip Currier, PhD, JD … Read More

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