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What does UVM policy say about copyright infringement?

The University of Vermont Copyright Policy states: "U.S. copyright law was created to balance the rights of authors with the free exchange of ideas. It is the desire the university to respect the rights of all authors of original material and do everything possible to follow the letter and spirit of the copyright laws."

UVM’s Computer and Network Use Policy states: 

  • Users agree to use the computers and network accounts only for lawful purposes which are consistent with University policies and procedures.
Unlawful use of computers or network accounts includes, but is not limited to, defamation; obscenity; discrimination; violation of copyrights, trademarks and/or licenses; and/or violation of other rights arising under the law.
  • Each user is responsible for all information s/he accesses, makes available or distributes using the computer/network account.

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