Copyright Silliness on Campus
by FRED VON LOHMANN
Washington Post, publication date: 6 June 2007
"The House committees responsible for copyright and education wrote a joint letter May 1 scolding the presidents of 19 major American universities, demanding that each school respond to a six-page questionnaire detailing steps it has taken to curtail illegal music and movie file-sharing on campus. One of the questions -- 'Does your institution expel violating students?' -- shows just how out-of-control the futile battle against campus downloading has become."