DigiPen's computer and network resources are provided exclusively for educational purposes. To ensure that these resources remain available for legitimate academic usage, DigiPen requires compliance with the following policies:
DigiPen reserves the right to monitor, log, and inspect any data stored on any DigiPen computer or transmitted over the DigiPen network without restriction or limitation in order to ensure compliance with the above policies. Students found to be in violation of these policies may be restricted from DigiPen's network and subject to disciplinary action.
Internet access through DigiPen's network is filtered to ensure that students are better able to access information and materials related to their education. All internet traffic from within DigiPen's network, including labs, classrooms, and administrative offices, are sent through a system of proxies, filters, and analyzers to protect school resources from outside disruption, prevent network abuse, and prioritize legitimate educational usage. If you have any questions or concerns about this policy, or you would like to report a problem with internet access, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
DigiPen prohibits copyright infringement in any form, including the illegal downloading and uploading of copyrighted works through peer-to-peer file sharing as defined by Title 17 of the United States Code.
Copyright may result in civil and criminal penalties, including damages of up to $150,000 per infringed work, imprisonment of up to five years, and fines of up to $250,000 per offense. For more information, please see the web site of the U.S. Copyright Office at www.copyright.gov, especially the FAQs at www.copyright.gove/help/faq.
In addition to the civil and criminal penalties outlined about, students who engage in illegal downloading or unauthorized distribution of copyrighted materials using DigiPen's network will also be referred to DigiPen's Discipline Committee and be subject to disciplinary sanctions, up to and including suspension from the Institute, under the Regulation of Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures.