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«The idea is simple. As part of a course, students will have to participate in a web-based discussion board, an activity which counts towards their final grade. To gain access to the board students need a special code, which they get by buying the associated textbook.»

Amazing what they will award a patent for these days.
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From: Pat Lockley [[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Monday, June 11, 2012 1:11 AM
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Subject: Patent to protect book copyright

http://torrentfreak.com/anti-piracy-patent-prevents-students-from-sharing-books-120610/

This might be of interest re openness, open access and sharing resources.

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