MOOCs are all the rage, and there is nothing wrong with that, although don't count on it lasting in its current stage forever. This effort is still in early "take off" mode, and an exciting one at that. Time, then, to talk law and policy. The NYT reports that the leader of the pack, Coursera, has a business model whereby no costs are inputted unless there is gain. "Gain by or for whom?" was my first thought.