Category Archives - Education

Last Updated September 25, 2009

GBS and Students: James Grimmelmann of NYLS on Orphan Works

September 25, 2009 - No Comments

In this guest post, James Grimmelmann of New York Law School discusses the effects on orphan works. Interested readers should also check out the upcoming D is for Digitize Conference being hosted by NYLS.

GBS and Students: EFF's Rebecca Jeschke on Privacy Implications

September 24, 2009 - One Comment

In this guest post, Rebecca Jeschke of Electronic Frontier Foundation discusses the implications for student privacy.

GBS and Students: Derek Slater of Google on the Democratization of Culture

September 23, 2009 - One Comment

In this guest post, Derek Slater of Google explains why the settlement is a boon for students and the democratization of culture.

What Does the Google Book Search Settlement Mean for Students?

September 22, 2009 - One Comment

The Google Book Search settlement runs hundreds of pages and can be confusing to the most expert of legal minds, but, in either its current or a modified form, it will have profound effects on how students around the world interact with knowledge. In the interest of better informing students about the settlement, Students for Free Culture has solicited the thoughts of a variety of experts who, over the coming days, will provide guest posts reflecting on how the settlement will likely impact students.

Publishers Seek to Limit Universities' Fair Use

November 11, 2008 - No Comments

This past spring, Georgia State University was sued for copyright infringement by three massive academic publishing houses, Sage Press, Cambridge

A Free Culture Failure: Campus-Based Digital Theft Prevention Passes Congress

August 2, 2008 - 8 Comments

Well, crap, guys. How did we let this one slip by?
HR 4137, the College Opportunity and Affordability Act just

Hello there, Lovers of Free Culture!

April 16, 2008 - No Comments

I’m new to the fold, representing up in the, as Gavin and Nelson quickly discovered, still chilly city of

Students' Open Response To H.R. 4137 and H.R. 3746

December 14, 2007 - No Comments

Last month, the U.S. chapters called our representatives to let them know about a flaw in H.R. 4137 and H.R.3746,