File Sharing and Copyright Use

Access to all shared files on a user’s computer must be secured by a password. It is illegal to share or use files, software and other work creations that are protected under copyright law, without explicit permission from the copyright holder. This includes, but is not limited to, all copyrighted audio, video and game files, and published software that is licensed. Users who violate copyright laws may be subject to Linfield disciplinary action and/or prosecution under State and Federal guidelines. For additional details regarding University policy on file sharing and copyright use see the Linfield Copyright Policy.