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Illegal Downloads


What Is Illegal Downloading?

The use, downloading or distributing copyrighted materials is a violation of federal and state laws and is a violation of Hofstra University’s Acceptable Use Policy and Guidelines.

This includes the following:

blue hollow arrow Movies
blue hollow arrow Television Shows
blue hollow arrow Music
blue hollow arrow Software

What will happen if I do it?

When caught downloading or distributing illegally the user will be subjected to civil and criminal action

If caught at Hofstra the user will lose network privileges:

blue hollow arrow First offense you lose your Internet access for 1 week
blue hollow arrow Second offense you lose it for a 1 month
blue hollow arrow Third and final offense you lose it FOREVER!

Illegal Downloads

Many sites offer legal downloads, some are pay and some are free.  Below is a list of a few sites and programs that are safe to use.

blue hollow arrow iTunes                                                         
       Access: music, movies, television          go arrow

blue hollow arrow MP3 4U                                         
       Access: music                                         go arrow

blue hollow arrow DMusic                                         
       Access: music                                         go arrow

blue hollow arrow Epitonic                                        
       Access: music                                         go arrow

blue hollow arrow Lala                                             
     
Access: music                                          go arrow

blue hollow arrow SoundClick                                    
     
Access: music                                          go arrow

blue hollow arrow HULU                                           
       Access: music, movies, television         
go arrow

blue hollow arrow Pandora                                       
      
Access: music                                         go arrow

blue hollow arrow Educause                                       
       More links and information                      go arrow


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