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Harvard files copyright infringement lawsuit over online training material

Submitted by veraliah on Fri, 05/15/2015 - 11:49

According to a report by Boston Business Journal, Harvard University filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against a group of unnamed individuals who are selling study materials on websites which, allegedly, are designed to help students taking Harvard Business School’s online curriculum to pass a final exam. In its lawsuit, Harvard claims that the defendants accessed and copied the exams, and that the preparation materials they are selling online contain questions that are identical to (or substantially similar to) Harvard’s copyrighted material. Also, the lawsuit alleges that the defendants have attempted to hide behind privately registered domain names, false identities to register domain names and offshore hosting and payment facilities.