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Safe Computer: Copyright Issues and Legal Downloading

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The University of Michigan-Flint does not condone the unlawful downloading of copyrighted material. Such action is considered to be in violation of the Responsible Use of Information Resources Policy. Violation of the Policy can result in revoked computer account privileges, termination of employment (with UM-Flint), and expulsion.

Intended Audience

This Quicknote is for the benefit of faculty, staff, and students looking for safe ways to legally download copyrighted material from the internet.


This Quicknote is for general informational purposes and has no specific requirements.

Legal Downloading

Listed below are some legal alternatives to access music, movies, or other copyrighted media:





If you have any questions or experience any issues with this Quicknote, please visit or contact the ITS Helpdesk for assistance.

Locations: 206 Murchie Science Building
Phone#: (810)-762-3123 (option 1)

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