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Illegal Downloading

All Austin Peay State University students, faculty and staff should be aware that it is illegal to acquire (via digital or other form of transfer) any copyrighted material unless you have legally purchased or have otherwise obtained the express permission of the copyright holder. Copyrighted material includes, but is not limited to, music, videos, books, images and software.

With the advancement in technology and easy access via the internet to music, videos, books, images and software programs, and programs with which to copy the material, you may not be aware whether certain material may be legally copied or not.

A helpful list of types of copyright protected material and copyright laws can be found at: http://www.copyright.gov/.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Music
    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) About the Downloading of Music
  • Video
    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) About the Downloading of Videos
  • Books and Literary Works
    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) About the Downloading of Books and Literary Works
  • Images
    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) About the Downloading of Images
  • Software
    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) About the Downloading of Software

Examples of Legal Online Content Providers