On Feb. 7, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved long-delayed legislation to reauthorize the Higher Education Act. Although the bill’s primary focus is on containing college costs, it also includes a controversial measure that would pressure colleges and universities to take steps to keep students from pirating music and movies using campus computer networks.

Dubbed “The College Opportunity and Affordability Act,” the education bill sailed through the House on a bipartisan vote of 354 to 58. It was slated for review at a conference with the Senate, which adopted a Subscribe to Read More

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