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No Streaming During Class (Inside Higher Ed)

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"Purdue University students who were hoping to sneak in an episode of Queer Eye during their economics lecture are out of luck. The university recently debuted a pilot program that restricts access to five popular streaming sites -- Netflix, Hulu, Steam, Apple Updates and iTunes -- during class time in four of its biggest lecture halls."—Source: Inside Higher Ed

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Sorry, Purdue students — streaming your favorite shows during class in no longer an option. Clearly this is a rule that had to be enacted because students were abusing the freedom of having devices in the classroom and using them for non-academic purposes. The crackdown has freed up bandwidth in a big way — instructors have seen a marked difference in network speeds. —Eduwire Editors

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