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Universities spar over open-source benefits

A recent brouhaha erupted at Educause as to how much value there is in open source.

By November 3, 2008


IBM helps students put their heads in the cloud

The IBM Cloud Academy, announced at the Educause annual conference, is designed to help educational institutes collaborate via a cloud-based infrastructure.

By November 4, 2009


Microsoft and Salesforce bounce open-source competitors from events

Open source seems to be getting under the skin of proprietary companies like Salesforce and Microsoft.

By November 6, 2008


House approves MPAA-backed college antipiracy rules

Buried in a mammoth higher-education funding bill is a new requirement, attacked by universities, to come up with alternatives to illegal downloading.

By February 7, 2008


Mixed reviews for illegal file-sharing on campus

Congress passes the Higher Education Act 2008 with provisions that require universities and colleges to deter illegal file-sharing. A tech-education group doesn't like it, but Hollywood does.

By August 1, 2008


Controversial college antipiracy bill nears House vote

Tweaks to proposal say schools can't lose federal funding if they don't explore "technological deterrents" to piracy, but some university officials aren't satisfied.

By February 6, 2008


Politicos near vote on anti-P2P rules for universities

Massive higher education bill being debated Wednesday could force universities to agree to provide deterrents and "alternatives" to illegal downloads--or risk losing their financial aid.

By November 14, 2007


Consumer groups slam NBC's antipiracy plea

Media conglomerate had asked federal regulators to require broadband providers to police their networks for copyright violations, but public-interest groups say the effort is "misguided."

By July 16, 2007


Colleges fret RIAA push for state anti-P2P laws

Capitol Hill politicos aren't alone in considering new antipiracy mandates for schools. Tennessee just passed the first such law, and universities are bracing for other states to follow.

By May 9, 2008