Mobile Technologies and BYOD

Staff and students increasingly expect to be able to access and use the full range of their institution’s ICT facilities and resources via their own mobile devices or mobile devices provided by their institution. Meantime the institution’s requirement is that security of systems and information is maintained and that user policies on access to systems are adhered to despite the shift in control from institution to user. The information provided here is intended to help inform colleges and universities of the legal risks inherent in mobile use.  Recognising these risks and managing them will help encourage responsible use as well as confidence in legal compliance.

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EU Directive Collective Rights Management

The EU Directive on the collective management of copyright and multi-territorial licensing of online music has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union.  

Further Delay to Changes to UK Copyright Law

The Government has confirmed that it is doubtful that changes to copyright law will be introduced at the beginning of April 2014.  

Update on Progress of Exceptions to Copyright

As of today the Government has provided an update on the progress of the new exceptions to copyright regulations.

Master Social Media - New Checklist and Top Tips

As part of our ongoing commitment to the use of social media within the sector we can confirm that our Social Media for Staff Legal Guidance and Social Media Guidance documents are now published and available from our website.  

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