Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Policy

Policy Name:  Peer-to-Peer File Sharing

Policy Number: STU-7021

Effective:  Legacy

Revised: Not applicable

Policy Statement

Peer-to-Peer File Sharing

Holy Family University does not allow peer-to-peer file sharing. Unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material via peer-to-peer file sharing may subject violators to civil and criminal liabilities. If you are discovered to have set up peer-to-peer file sharing, your network account may be turned off.

Computer abuse includes:

  • Unauthorized copying, downloading or sharing copyright-protected material.
  • Using Peer-to-Peer software to steal copyrighted content such as movies, music, software and images.