Remove peer-to-peer (P2P) applications
The University recommends that you uninstall all peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing applications from your computer before coming to campus. Examples of these applications include LimeWire, uTorrent, Bit Comet, Vuze, Transmission, and Deluge. If you have these or any other P2P file sharing applications installed on your computer, remove them immediately.
Remember, you are responsible for all network traffic on your computer. If you use file sharing programs, you may face the following:
- Legal action for copyright violation, including lawsuits from the copyright holder
- Computer infection by worms, viruses, Trojans, and other malware
- General computer slowness
- Privacy violation issues
- Remove P2P file sharing applications from your computer before coming to campus.
- Remove any P2P file sharing applications currently installed on your computer.
- Do not configure your computer to share copyrighted material illegally.
- Do not illegally download copyrighted material.
You can always use legal options to download digital media. Some resources offer legal content for free; others offer it at a low prices.