Hosting Liability (previously referred to as ISP Liability)

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Providing computers and internet access to students and staff means that responsibility for what they do online can, in certain circumstances, rest with the institution. JISC Legal provides a range of guidance including the Hosting Liability Overview paper which considers the extent to which FE or HE institutions are responsible for content which is made available on their computer systems.


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Tweets Result in Jail Sentence

The posting of abusive tweets has resulted in an eight week jail sentence and a criminal record.

Minister to be Questioned on Copyright Changes

Minister will be questioned next week on the forthcoming changes to copyright.

Keeping Young Learners Safe in Education - Guidance

All school and college staff have a responsibility to provide a safe environment in which people can learn.

Updated Model Contract Terms for Government IT Procurement

The Government has issued  new standard contract terms that  public bodies can use when procuring IT or business processing services from third parties.

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