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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Latest News

Social Media Prosecution Guidelines Set Out
Prosecutors in Scotland have set out new guidelines as to whether messages posted on social media should be treated as a crime. 

New RIPA Codes of Practice to Come into Force

Revised versions of Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) codes of practice to come into force on 10 December 2014.

Music Bodies Challenge Private Copying Exception

UK music bodies challenge the Government's implementation of the Copyright and Rights in Performance (Personal Copies for Private Use) Regulations 2014. 

Latest Events
Scottish Council on Archives - Copyright and Cultural Heritage 2.0 (2 February 2014, Edinburgh)

This conference is takes an objective look at copyright in the digital age.