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Copyright Policy

Cabrini College honors the copyrights held by others and expects members of the Cabrini College community to do likewise. All software distributed by Cabrini may be used under the terms of the relevant licensing agreements.

Intellectual property created by faculty members and employees of Cabrini College is protected under Cabrini's copyright policy.

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs making photocopies and other reproductions of copyrighted material. Libraries and archives may furnish copies under certain conditions, namely, that the reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research". If use of a reproduction exceeds "fair use", the user may be liable for copyright infringement. Cabrini College reserves the right to refuse copying requests that, in its judgement, would violate copyright law.

Students cited by the RIAA, the Motion Picture Association of America, Universal Studios, the Business Software Alliance, the Interactive Digital Software Association (now the Entertainment Software Association) or any other legitimate industry protected under copyright laws and are reported to us will have their network ports disabled immediately. ITR has a legal right to disable the network connection. If a student suspects their network port has been disabled they are to contact ITR for verification. Student’s ports will only be enabled after meeting with Residence Life. Illegal Peer-to-Peer programs will be removed from a student’s computer by the ITR department following the meeting with Residence Life. A second DMCA violation results in a two week suspension of network connection privileges in addition to the steps outlined for the first violation. A third DMCA violation results in suspension of network connection for the remainder of the term in addition to the steps outlined for the first violation..