Home > slashdot > Academic Publishers Ask The Impossible In GSU Copyright Suit

Academic Publishers Ask The Impossible In GSU Copyright Suit

May 19th, 2011 05:19 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

Education

Nidi62 writes “A Duke University blog covers the possible ramifications of a motion in the copyright case against Georgia State University. Cambrigde, Oxford, and Sage have proposed an injunction that would first enjoin GSU to include all faculty, employees, students. All copying would have to be monitored and limited to 10% of a work or 1000 words, whichever is less. No two classes would be allowed to use the same copied work unless they paid for it, essentially taking fair use out of the classroom. Along with this, courses would be allowed to be made up of only 10% copied material, the other 90% must be either purchased works or copies that have been paid for by permission fees. And, if this isn’t enough, the publishers also want access to all computer systems on the campus network, to monitor compliance and copying. ‘This proposed order, in short, represents a nightmare, a true dystopia, for higher education….Yet you can be sure that if [these] things happen, all of our campuses would be pressured to adopt the “Georgia State model” in order to avoid litigation.’ Disclosure: I am currently a graduate student at Georgia State University.”

Source: Academic Publishers Ask The Impossible In GSU Copyright Suit

Related Articles:

  1. Publishers Win On Only Five Claims In Copyright Case Against Georgia State
  2. German Copyright Bill Would Let Publishers Charge Search Engines For Excerpts
  3. E-Reserves Under Fire From Publishers
  4. German Publishers Want Monopoly On Sentences
  5. DoJ Files Suit Against Apple, Ebook Publishers
blog comments powered by Disqus
YOYOYOOYOYOYO