FILE SHARING: Is it OK to download and distribute music or movies from the internet without paying for them?
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Sharing music, videos, software and other copyrighted material in violation of copyright laws may expose you and others to significant legal and University sanctions. Residential Computing has put together an excellent overview of file-sharing and its consequences, at http://rescomp.stanford.edu/info/dmca/. Please also refer to the Provost's letter affirming Stanford's commitment to the protection of copyrights, http://www.stanford.edu/dept/provost/news/copyright_update.html.
Student DMCA Policy
For more information, visit the Peer to Peer File Sharing links.