Copyright Law and WWU PolicyUser Agreement for WWU Network and Computing Resources (Ethical Conduct)
All students must certify that they have read and agreed to abide by all provisions of this user agreement before they will be allowed access to WWU computing and network resources. Any violation of the provisions of this user agreement will result in disciplinary action that will fall into one of three defined classes of offenses: 1) Criminal actions referred to police agencies; 2) Student disciplinary actions referred to the student Judicial Officer; and 3) Rule violations referred for action to administrators of computing and network resources. User actions that threaten or severely impede access by other campus users may result in immediate revocation of computer or network privileges, pending a formal hearing.
DMCA penalizes copyright infringement of electronic materials, i.e. music and movies. Misuse of Western’s computer network may result in the loss of access to the computer network; in addition, students' name may be reported for the purpose of restitution.
WAC 516-21-160 Misuse of Computers, Electronic Data or Communication Systems (Student Rights and Responsibilities Code)Resources: