Technology in School

DRM Lands Latvian Teacher in Hot Water

May 22, 2013

C’MON MAN PT. III: Looks like ZvaigzneABC is taking a page from the Pearson playbook when it comes to enforcement of DRM rules. They haven’t quite shut down EduBlogs in response, but the alleged crime -- uploading a $4.00 history book to a website -- is just as petty. TorrentFreak reports that Latvian teacher Pavels Jurs had his home raided and computer confiscated after uploading copyrighted materials in an effort to increase access for poorer students. The icing on the cake? Jurs had previously received recognition from the Latvian Ministry of Education for his efforts.

Technology in School

DRM Lands Latvian Teacher in Hot Water

May 22, 2013

C’MON MAN PT. III: Looks like ZvaigzneABC is taking a page from the Pearson playbook when it comes to enforcement of DRM rules. They haven’t quite shut down EduBlogs in response, but the alleged crime -- uploading a $4.00 history book to a website -- is just as petty. TorrentFreak reports that Latvian teacher Pavels Jurs had his home raided and computer confiscated after uploading copyrighted materials in an effort to increase access for poorer students. The icing on the cake? Jurs had previously received recognition from the Latvian Ministry of Education for his efforts.

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