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This Is a National Forest Site After a College Party

UOregon investigating Lake Shasta incident

(Newser) - The University of Oregon is investigating after as many as 1,000 students "trashed the everliving s--- out of Lake Shasta," as Deadspin puts it. Hordes of college students visit Slaughterhouse Island at the California lake during a weekend in May each year. "What was different about... More »

Students Under Investigation Over... Snowball Attack

University of Oregon not happy about 'snowmassacre' video

(Newser) - Students from the University of Oregon are under investigation after a video of what some are calling a "snowmassacre" went viral. This video posted to YouTube shows students surrounding a vehicle, pelting it with snowballs, and then, wait for it ... a huge bucket of snow. The man in the... More »

U Wash Won't Cite Students on Swapping

Second school defies RIAA request to pass along warning letters

(Newser) - The University of Washington has become the second Pacific Northwest school to refuse to pass along warning letters from the RIAA to students whose IP addresses were used for illegal downloading. The RIAA considers students liable for any swapping connected with their IP addresses, but the UW, along with the... More »

Oregon AG Raises Pitch of Music Piracy Battle

Slams music industry's subpoenas for privacy abuses

(Newser) - The Oregon AG is playing hardball with the Recording Industry of America in a battle that could set a precedent for how the RIAA conducts its crusade against music sharing, ComputerWorld reports. Pitting alleged piracy against privacy, the AG is investigating the data mining RIAA used to subpoena the IDs... More »

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