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Illegal filesharing on campus: What you need to know

Sharing copyrighted music, movies, and games is against the law and K-State policy.

The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 makes it the responsibility of the university to educate K-Staters about the dangers of illegally sharing files through Peer-2-Peer (P2P) networks.

To help protect K-Staters from lawsuits and to abide by this mandate, K-State’s IT security team created a new website and an informational handout (PDF) to inform students, faculty, and staff.

What is Peer-2-Peer?

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Share large files via YouSendIt.com website

Ever have to handle 100-megabyte files? YouSendIt.com provides a free service that helps people exchange files up to 100MB in size. These may be photo collections, videos, e-learning modules, or other large-size files. To access the free part of the service, go to www.yousendit.com. Continue reading “Share large files via YouSendIt.com website”