Information Technology

File Sharing File sharing of copyrighted materials without the permission of the copyright owner is illegal and a violation of the Marist College Technology Agreement. By using your Marist Account or any device on the Marist network, you agree to and are bound by all terms and conditions of the AUP. You do not have to be downloading to be caught for file sharing. Peer to peer (P2P) software is always running in the background even if you are not downloading. Uninstall any peer to peer (P2P) software before you come to school. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) target individuals who are in violation of copyright laws. If Marist receives a letter from these organizations the student's or employee's network access will be removed and he or she will be placed on network probation.

First Offense

People removed from the Marist network and placed on network probation.

Student and employees must bring their computer to the ResNet office.
All peer to peer software will be uninstalled by a ResNet technician.
Every copyrighted file will be deleted unless the student or employee provides proof of purchase.
Student or employe must sign the Marist College Technology Agreement.

Second Offense

Students removed from the Marist network and placed on network probation for 1 week. The 1 week probation does not start until after the computer is cleaned. Employees will be referred to Human Resources for disciplinary action.

Third Offense

Student removed from the Marist network and placed on network probation. After the computer is cleaned the student will be referred to the Office of Student Conduct for resolution. Employees will be referred to Human Resources for disciplinary action.