West Texas A&M University is committed to protecting copyrighted material. The unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material, including unauthorized peer-to-peer file sharing may subject you to civil and/or criminal penalties.
The Division of Information Technology at West Texas A&M University has developed plans to effectively combat the unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material through the use of technology-based deterrents. When you activated your network account, you agreed to abide by West Texas A&M University Acceptable Use Policy.You agreed to not use University computing and network resources for unauthorized duplication, use, or distribution of copyrighted materials, including music and video files. For more information on copyright laws and how they may affect you, please visit http://www.copyright.gov.
Internet bandwidth packet shaping is in use and restricts and/or limits access to copyright protected content.
Periodic network traffic analysis and monitoring that provides always-on intelligent network packet inspection, high-speed traffic capture for storage, back-in-time forensic analysis, as well as real-time monitoring, reporting, and alerting.
A vigorous program of accepting and responding to Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) notices.
Other network systems designed to deter, reduce, and block illegal file sharing activities.