As an internet service provider, the University of Colorado Boulder is legally required to respond to notifications of copyright violations that occur on its network.
To address specifically issues of illegal file-sharing, the campus has
adopted a three strikes procedure for addressing copyright violations, which includes a mandatory educational component for repeat offenders.
provided guidelines for the Acceptable Use of CU-Boulder’s IT Resources which covers prohibitions of using the network in violation of federal, state, and local laws.
embarked on an extensive educational campaign to raise awareness about the illegality of downloading and sharing copyrighted materials without permission.