Archive for the 'drm' tag

Link Round-Up: Copyright & File Sharing

October 12th, 2007

Copyright-infringement is a hot topic. Stay safe & informed. (Read more…)

Answers: Copyright Infringement Reminder

September 28th, 2007

A few students had questions about the recent Copyright Infringement Reminder email from ITS.

>> I know sharing copyrighted music is illegal, but what about movies?

Distributing (sharing) copyrighted content without the owner’s permission is illegal regardless of the media. This means that downloading and sharing copyrighted movies and tv shows can also put you at risk for a lawsuit from the copyright holders. (Read more…)

The RIAA & You (& Smith)

August 6th, 2007

The following is an excerpt from a letter to all Smith students from Herb Nickles, the Director of ITS:

Last semester, the college received notice from an attorney at the RIAA that three complaints are pending against Internet Protocol (IP) addresses connected with computers owned by users of the Smith network.

So, what does this mean? (Read more…)