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Welcome to the JISC Legal guidance page for tutors and lecturers.  If you're looking for information on how copyright law affects your ability to include other people's materials in your online learning resources, if you're concerned about the implications of putting learners' personal information into digital records, or the accessibility law implications of using Web 2.0, you'll find resources here to help you.

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ICO Warns Employees Stealing Personal Information is a Crime

The ICO recently warned employees that the removal of personal information of their employer when they change employment constitutes a criminal offence.

Licensing of Orphan Works

Guidance has been produced by the IPO to assist potential applicants when searching for right holders to obtain permission to reproduce an orphan work.

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.

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