Limewire Shutdown

It finally happened. Limewire was shut down permanently. Check out the PC World news story here. The Wall Street Journal also has info on this story.

LimeWireGoneThis is a timely news story. We are talking about copyright infringement and technology ethics in class this week. It was just four days ago that I had the students read this article about the legality of LimeWire.

 

(Update): Digital Media Copyright and Ethics has become a hot topic over the years, but is no longer front page news. Students, parents, and teachers find themselves with limitless access to digital media in a maze of legal, ethical, and copyright questions. The Digital Media Ethics project leads students through discovery and information surrounding this topic.