Howard Community College employees and students are responsible for complying with H.R. 4137, section 668.14 of the provision of the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) prohibiting illegal peer-to-peer file sharing. Downloading or sharing copyrighted music, videos, or games without permission from the copyright owner may result in criminal and civil penalties. In compliance with the HEOA, the college will:
The annual disclosure and detailed information will be posted to the college website along with existing copyright policies. Additional information on peer-to-peer file sharing can be found through the library webpage at: http://howardcc.libguides.com/content.php?pid=229167&sid=1895447.
Policy Manual Review/Revision: 09/09/11