Under the HEOA All colleges and universities in the United States are required to develop a plan to effectively combat the unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material by the users of its network without unduly interfering with the educational and research use of the network. The plan must include the following:
The use of 1 or more technology-based deterrents
An educational component regarding appropriate and inappropriate use of copyrighted materials
A description of the institution’s procedures for handling copyright infringement; and
A required periodic review of the plan.
For more information on the HEOA as it pertains to Colleges and Universities please refer to the Educause HEOA Role Models web page located here: