Be Media Wise is a new awareness campaign designed to encourage University of Maryland Baltimore students to be aware of the consequences of downloading or uploading copyrighted materials from or to the Internet. We encourage you to explore the links on this page to learn about the risks of illegal file sharing and to Be Media Wise when it comes to uploading or downloading information.
Check out these links to learn more:
- Copyright law provides no blanket exception from liability for university students; however, there are limited circumstances, referred to as “fair use” where use of copyrighted materials without permission is allowable… (more)
For legal alternatives to copyright infringement… - (more)
- Copyright holders and organizations that represent copyright holders, such as RIAA and MPAA, typically send out three different types of communications related to copyright infringement… - (more)
- - Understand what constitutes the acceptable use and misuse of UMB IT resources… (more)
- - It is incumbent upon all authorized users to act responsibly in using UMB’s residential network… (more)