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This year’s freshman orientation covered the basics: college activities, hours of the dining halls, and the rule about no downloading music from the Internet. No what? Due to the recent string of lawsuits, UCSD computing services is cracking down on file sharing in the dorms to avoid any legal action. Last year, record companies filed over 200 complaints to the University about students who illegally downloaded music files.

Repeat offenders will now face the possibility of restricted Internet access. The threat of college life with no high-speed Internet connection—now that’s not music to the ears of any would-be file sharer.

UCSD computing services is cracking down on file sharing in the dorms