IU

Indiana University Southeast Indiana University Southeast IU Southeast

Menu Search

Copyright Infringement and Illegal File Sharing

General Information

  • Why is digital downloading and file sharing activity illegal?
    The following website has information about the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, how to legally use digital music and movies, etc.: http://filesharing.iu.edu/procedure.php.

First Offense

  • What am I required to do?
    The University Information Policy Office (UIPO) requires that you take the IU File Sharing Copyright Tutorial. That requirement is an effort to educate you about copyright infringement law and policy.
  • How can I take the IU File Sharing Copyright Tutorial and Pass the Quiz?
    Go to: http://filesharing.iu.edu/tutorial.php.
  • When do I need to complete the copyright tutorial?
    You must complete the copyright tutorial immediately, to ensure that your IU network access is not disabled.
  • How do I avoid a repeat offense?
    You are urged to uninstall the file sharing application (e.g. Limewire, BitTorrent, etc.) from your computer. Be sure to use the uninstall application that is provided with the program of which you want to remove. For example, if you uninstall Limewire use the Limewire uninstall application. If you use Windows Control Panel to uninstall the application, it is possible that the application will appear to have been removed from your computer, but still have elements on your computer, allowing others to file share---which could result in a repeat offense.

    If you need assistance with uninstalling the file sharing program, visit the Help Desk in University Center South, Room 212 (top floor) and ask for Mr. Nick Ray.

Second Offense

  • What am I required to do?
    You must complete the steps above before your IU network access will be restored.

Download the pdf of Helpful Inforamtion Regarding Copyright Infringement and Illegal File Sharing »

Updated Apr 2012
Student Affairs

Campus News

News Item Image

IU Southeast advisor receives award from NACADA

Read more »
The 2015 IU Southeast Commencement – Monday, May 11

The 2015 IU Southeast Commencement – Monday, May 11

Read more »
IU Southeast presents Mid-Year Economic Update

IU Southeast presents Mid-Year Economic Update

Read more »
The Horizon’s look at homelessness featured in News and Tribune

The Horizon’s look at homelessness featured in News and Tribune

Read more »
IU Southeast volunteers complete 2015 Campus Beautification Day

IU Southeast volunteers complete 2015 Campus Beautification Day

Read more »
News Item

IU Southeast journalism students receive awards at ICPA convention

Read more »
News Item Image

IU Southeast professor receives John W. Ryan Award

Read more »
News Item Image

APICS vice president of strategy to speak at IU Southeast

Read more »
News Item Image

Chancellor’s Medallion Dinner raises record-breaking funds for student scholarships

Read more »
News Item Image

“New Albany: City by the River” screening to occur April 16

Read more »
News Item

IU voices concerns over state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, reaffirms commitment to equality

Read more »
News Item

IU Southeast Activities Building to Close Temporarily for Construction

Read more »
News Item Image

New Vice Chancellor of Advancement to assume duties Feb. 2

Read more »
News Item

IU Southeast announces 2015 Commencement plans

Read more »
News Item Image

“Apprentice” winner Bill Rancic to speak at IU Southeast

Read more »
News Item Image

Holocaust survivor Eva Moses Kor to speak at IU Southeast Feb. 10

Read more »
See all news ยป

Campus Events

The Van-Dells image

The Van-Dells

May 29th, 2015

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Majors Expo image

Majors Expo

June 1st, 2015

12:20 PM - 1:30 PM

Majors Expo image

Majors Expo

June 2nd, 2015

12:20 PM - 1:30 PM

Majors Expo image

Majors Expo

June 2nd, 2015

4:05 PM - 5:30 PM

Graduate Business Open House image

Graduate Business Open House

June 24th, 2015

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

See all events »