Share Paper: The Good, the Bad and the University: Digital Intellectual Property Flashpoints for 2014

  1. Joyce Johnston, George Mason University, United States
Wednesday, June 25 11:15-11:35 AM B3116

Abstract: This paper, excerpted from a longer presentation in the Emerging Scholar stream, analyzes the potential consequences of two related initiatives in spring 2014 by the European Commission, acting on behalf of the entire European Union. Each has significant implications for the ability of research institutions to detect academic misconduct, especially plagiarism and research fraud. Both a green paper on Preparing for a Fully Converged Audiovisual World: Growth, Creation and Values and a ruling on “the right to be forgotten” in a case before the European Court of Justice, prioritize individual rights over public access to biographical information, including academic misconduct. ...