Michael Mandiberg on Sat, 8 Dec 2001 12:05:23 +0100 (CET)

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<nettime> Fwd: Copyright Warning

sony cracking down on transmission of music files.

it is a little frightening that they (a corporation) are monitoring the
bandwidth like police officers to protect their sovereignity(sp?), and
then using educational institutions as their enforcers.


>From: CalArts Announcement <announce@calarts.edu>
>To: all@calarts.edu
>Subject: Copyright Warning
>Sender: owner-all@muse.calarts.edu
>We have been notified by Sony Music Entertainment that one or more of
>their copyrighted recordings, including a recording by Incubus, "Wish
>You Were Here," have been stored, downloaded and/or uploaded without the
>consent of the copyright holder on a computer connected to the CalArts
>Any use of the CalArts network for such purposes is in violation of the
>CalArts Network Computer Use policy
>(http://www.calarts.edu/CalArts/servlet/at/policies_computer_use) and
>must cease immediately.  It is against CalArts' policies for any user to
>store, download or upload copyrighted material without permission of the
>copyright holder.  Violators of this policy will be subject to loss of
>their Internet access privileges and may be liable to the copyright
>holder for any applicable civil or criminal penalties related to
>copyright infringement.
>Any questions regarding this policy should be directed to Dean Houchin,
>Vice President for Administration, dhouchin@calarts.edu or (661)


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