Digital Millennium Copyright Act
Dickinson College complies with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) of 1998. The legislation implements two 1996 World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) treaties: the WIPO Copyright Treaty and the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty. The DMCA exempts internet service providers such as Dickinson College from direct and indirect liability when illegal downloading is traced to the campus network provided that the college acts immediately to identify and stop that activity.
The official point of contact for DMCA violations is as follows:
The text of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
The procedure for addressing DMCA violations may be found here.