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College of the Canyons supports
the Higher Education Opportunity Act and Digital Millennium Copyright Act,
including efforts to eliminate the illegal distribution of copyrighted material.
Under the law, college administrators may be obligated to provide copyright
holders with information about users of the Santa Clarita Community College
District (SCCCD) information network who have violated the law.
Be aware that illegal forms of
downloading and file sharing as well as the unauthorized distribution of
copyrighted materials are violations of the law and may subject you to academic
sanctions from the college as well as criminal and civil penalties, including a
lawsuit against you by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Learn more at
In addition to being
illegal, file sharing drains the SCCCD network's bandwidth, which slows computer
connections for students and employees who are using the network for legitimate
academic purposes and ultimately costs the college money. The college has
developed policies and consequences to ensure that students respect music and
other forms of intellectual property as well as conduct responsible use of the
Internet. Review these policies at
There are plenty
of easy, affordable ways to get music online legally. To protect their
intellectual property, companies have licensed hundreds of digital partners that
offer a range of legal downloading options, including download and subscription
services, legitimate peer-to-peer services, video-on-demand, podcasts and CD
kiosks. For a list of sources that offer legal downloading sites, access