GAO Report on Academic Efforts to Curtail File Sharing

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on June 9, 2004

File Sharing: Selected Universities Report Taking Action to Reduce Copyright Infringement. GAO-04-503, May 28. Highlights.

  • “All of the officials interviewed indicated that their colleges or universities routinely monitor their networks, and most of them indicated that the institutions also actively monitor their networks specifically for the use of these file-sharing applications. When infringing use is discovered, all of the representatives stated that enforcement actions are taken against the individuals responsible.”
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