Frequently Asked Questions - Copyright & File Sharing

How do I respond to copyright infringement allegations?

1.  As a "takedown notice" under the DMCA:

See The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and Related Resources

2.  As a legal action taken by the copyright holder’s legal representative, e.g. an Early Settlement Offer or a Subpoena:

Campus legal counsel cannot represent individuals in matters of alleged copyright infringements.  Students may seek information from the Student Legal Services office, employees will need to obtain their own personal legal counsel.

General information:

Where can I download files legally?

EDUCAUSE maintains a list of legitimate download services.