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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

MPAA, Universities Try a Meeting of the Minds on Illegal Student Downloading

From the Wired Campus Blog (Chronicle of Higher Education), this piece on a workshop set up by the Motion Picture Association of America intended to find common ground between universities and the MPAA in order to cut down on illegal piracy committed on campuses by students. A major problem: higher education officials don't see themselves as in the business of corralling criminals, but to the MPAA, that's exactly what students are. Didn't anybody arrange for a faciliator?

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