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July 21, 2004
Duke University Induces iPod Education
My alma mater Duke University has announced a new program where all incoming first-year students will receive iPods for "educational" purposes.
I think this is a great thing and I'm proud that Duke continues to be a leader in instructional technology but consider what the INDUCE Act might have to say about it. After all, Duke knows that students infringe more copyrights before breakfast than most people do all day. Would a reasonable person have known that giving them an iPod would allow more infringement to take place? Now there's a good question for Duke Law School's IP final...
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