October 1, 1999
Putting Class Notes on the Web: Are Companies Stealing Lectures?
Professors say new ventures make a profit by using scholars' work without permission
Much to the distress of some professors and their employers, operators of at least three commercial World-Wide Web sites have begun to feature notes taken in classes on dozens of campuses.
The site operators pay students to post notes from their courses. Like so many of the other new college-oriented Web sites that seek to attract students' attention by offering