Is it illegal to download music, or is it just illegal to share downloaded music?

Answer Technically the act of using Limewire/Kazaa/Morpheus or any other P2P file sharing system IS PERFECTLY LEGAL. However, the act of sharing copyrighted music is what the authorities will prosecute fo... Read More »

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Is it illegal to share music?

In general, most musical works are copyrighted, so sharing music without the artist's consent is illegal. However, in certain instances, people may legally share music.One LicenseWhen a consumer bu... Read More »

Is downloading music illegal if you don't share your files?

Downloading any copyrighted material you did not pay for is illegal.

Illegal Music Download?

Downloading from a open connection would be hard to trace even with a MAC address as MAC addresses provide no personal identification info. and you can change your MAC address.

Why is it illegal to download music?

1. It's like stealing.2. You buy the same thing in the store for $15.3. The creator doesn't make a profit.4. If they don't make profits, they can't release new songs.