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A school technician downloads a film to watch at home later that evening. The technician burns the film to a DVD-R and deletes the files from the laptop. (Via a peer-to-peer file sharing program on a school owned laptop)

In terms of your professional practice consider:

  • using peer-to-peer file sharing programs (Frostwire) to download copyright protected materials is illegal, users can be identified.

DET recommends:

  • DET employees in schools do not download copyright protected content (images, music) using a DET ICT system.

Reviewed 16 March 2022

Department of Education and Training

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