Information Technology

The use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) has already had a revolutionary impact on research, learning, teaching and educational support services in educational institutions. JISC Legal provides guidance for IT Directors and staff to assist them with the legal issues as they arise. Details below.

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Online News Publishers Can be Held Responsible for Defamation
The ECJ has confirmed that online news publishers can be held responsible for defamatory comments made on their website regardless of their business model.

ECJ Rules that Libraries may Digitise Books for Dedicated Terminals
The ECJ has made it clear that educational institutions may digitise lawfully held works in order to make them available to the public on “dedicated terminals".

Court of Appeal Rules on FOI Request Format
A recent decision means that a requestor can specify the particular software format in which electronic information should be provided under FOI.

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