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Legislative Options for Illicit Peer-to-Peer Filesharing

Over the summer the government has carried out the latest in a series of consultations on what to do about sharing of copyright files on peer-to-peer networks. Under the current law, sharing copyright files without permission is a civil offence and rights-holders can sue those who do it. However the criminal offence of copyright breach […]

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House of Lords enquiry into personal internet safety

This is UKERNA’s submission to the House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee investigation into Personal Internet Safety. UKERNA is the non-profit company limited by guarantee that operates the JANET computer network connecting UK colleges, universities and research council establishments to each other and to the Internet and inter-connecting regional schools networks. […]

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Home Office consultation on Possession of Extreme Pornography

This is JANET(UK)’s response to the Home Office/Scottish Executive consultation on posession of extreme pornographic material. The JNT Association, trading as JANET(UK), is the company that runs the JANET computer network. The JANET network connects UK universities, Further Education Colleges, Research Councils, Specialist Colleges and Adult and Community Learning providers. It also provides connections between […]

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All-Party Internet Group enquiry into the Computer Misuse Act 1990

This is JANET(UK)’s response to the All Party Internet Group’s enquiry into the Computer Misuse Act 1990. JANET(UK) is the not-for-profit company that runs JANET, the UK’s education and research network, connecting universities, colleges and research establishments in the UK to each other and to the public Internet. JANET also provides inter-connection between schools networks […]