As the entertainment industry increasingly takes aim at college students for illegal downloading, Stanford University administrators continue to take steps of their own to crack down on illegal file-sharing on campus, reports the Stanford Daily. The university began issuing fines of $100, $500, and $1,000 for the first, second, and third respective violations of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) in September 2007, and it has since implemented further measures to deter students from illegally downloading. In July, Stanford's Information Security Office (ISO) announced a new automated system for students to respond to DMCA complaints, including a quiz and subsequent...

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