Peer to Peer Applications May Share More than you Bargained For

Follow UD's Code of the Web!

Responsible Computing
A Manual for:

   Staff
   Students

Student Guide to University Policies

Violating Copyright is Illegal - Period!

Computer Security Home

UD Home 

 

Peer to peer (P2P) applications like Morpheus, BitTorrent and Limewire can be very difficult to configure for limited sharing. As a result, you might be cited for copyright infringment for sharing files out to the world that you legally own. To prevent this from happening, the best advice is to delete P2P applications from your system. If you must use P2P software, be very careful with its use to stay clear of legal trouble or disclosing personal, confidential information to the world. Read more at:

Download music, share bank account info for free on P2P networks

Popular P2P apps could expose sensitive files, report says

 


Questions/comments?
Copyright © 2005, University of Delaware.