Safe Computing: Copyright Issues and Legal Downloading
The University of Michigan-Flint does not condone the unlawful downloading of copyrighted material. Such action is considered to be in violation of the Proper Use Policy. Violation of the Proper Use Policy can result in revoked computer account privileges, termination of employment (with UM-Flint), and expulsion just to name a few.
Listed below are some legal alternatives to downloading music, movies, or other copyrighted media via peer-to-peer services.
Legal Ways to Download What You Want
- Discounted Microsoft Software for UMF students
- Additional Software Discounts for Faculty and Staff
- Microsoft DreamSpark – Microsoft run site providing free programming resources to students