Sheffield student banned from Eduroam after illegally downloading Kung Fu Panda 2

Other downloads that got students suspended from using the internet include Rick and Morty and Geordie Shore


A Freedom of Information request has revealed 93 University of Sheffield students had their Eduroam access suspended due to a copyright complaint between 2017-2018.

Eduroam provides the WiFi across all campus buildings and halls and is free for students and staff to use with a university email login in.

The most popular files were "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" and "Rick and Morty", which were illegally downloaded six and five times respectively.

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In the UK it is illegal to download free music, films and television programmes from unauthorised websites.

The information obtained by The Tab reveals that the infringing material included films and TV programmes made by DreamWorks Studios, Warner Bros and MTV.

The top downloads were:

1. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 6

2. Rick and Morty 5

= 3.Ghost In The Shell 4

= 3. IT 4

= 3. South Park 4

4. The Accountant 3

Other downloaded titles include:

10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) 1

13 Hours The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016) 1

Allied (2016) 1

Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown (S11 E08) 1

A Quiet Place (2018) 1

Baywatch (2017) 3

Catch Me If You Can (2002) 1

Collateral Beauty (2016) 1

Creed 2 (2018) 1

Dunkirk (2017) 2

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) 6

Fences (2016) 2

Forrest Gump (1994) 1

Geordie Shore (S13 E09) 1

Geordie Shore (S13 E10) 1

Geordie Shore (S14 E02) 1

Geordie Shore (S14 E04) 1

Ghost In The Shell (2017) 4

Impractical Jokers (S06 E06) 1

Impractical Jokers (Season 3) 1

Impractical Jokers (Season 4) 1

Impractical Jokers (Season 5) 1

Inside Amy Schumer (Season 4) 1

Into the Wild (2007) 1

IT (2017) 4

Jack Reacher Never Go Back (2016) 1

King Arthur Legend Of The Sword (2017) 1

Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) 1

Mother! (2017) 1

Office Christmas Party (2016) 1

Real Husbands Of Hollywood (Season 2) 1

Real Husbands Of Hollywood (S03 E02) 1

Real Husbands of Hollywood (S04 E13) 1

Rick and Morty (S03 E08) 2

Rick and Morty (Season 2) 2

Rick and Morty (Season 1) 2

Ru Paul's Drag Race (Season 5) 1

Shutter Island (2010) 1

Silence (2016) 2

South Park (S20 E01) 1

South Park (Season 18) 1

South Park (Season 19) 2

Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) 1

The Accountant (2016) 3

The Big Short (2015) 2

The Dictator (2012) 1

The Godfather (1972) 1

The Godfather Part 2 (1974) 2

The House (2017) 1

The Last Airbender (2010) 1

The Last Ship (S05 E07) 1

The Last Ship (S05 E08) 1

The LEGO Batman Movie (2017) 1

The LEGO Ninjago Movie (2017) 1

The Naked Gun 2 (1991) 1

The Nun (2018) 1

The Truman Show (1998) 1

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) 1

Tropic Thunder (2008) 1

True Grit (2010) 2

Wonder Woman (2017) 1

XXX: Return Of Xander Cage (2017) 1

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