Copyright provides the owners of music, movies, photographs, web sites, books, and other intellectual property with exclusive rights including the right to copy, distribute, share, adapt, and sell their works. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is the portion of copyright law that details acceptable digital use of these materials. Here are important RIT resources about the DMCA, legal file sharing, and associated issues that everyone should take the time to read and understand. Questions can always be directed to the ITS Service Desk x5-4357.
DMCA Notices - RIT's Response
How RIT handles DMCA Infringement Notices.
Legal Downloads @ RIT
RIT students are encouraged to use legal methods for downloading music. RIT negotiated deals with the following legal sites. Check out the references for other information related to legal downloading.
RIT's Code of Conduct for Computer and Network Use
Here is RIT's policy regarding use of its computer and network resources.