Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community
The current alphabet soup of laws is preventing the internet from really being used to benefit learning, according to this post. "We spend way too much time and energy in the futile pursuit of trying to shield students from exposure on the web and miss many great opportunities to help them learn to establish and maintain their online identities." Tim Stahmer discusses his lawbreaking activities while Dean Shareski argues teachers are being driven to a life of crime by bad laws. As Stahmer writes, "the convoluted and antiquated business models of the media distributors are cultivating the piracy proclivity in their customers.

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