U.S. Literal Law on Illegally Downloading Music?

Answer According to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), the illegal downloading and copying of music is classed under U.S. law as a crime. Sound recordings distributed on the Internet ar... Read More »

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How can you prevent from being fined or sued for downloading music illegally?

Don't share files. On every program there is a check box or button that ask if you want to shar files from your computer or files you download. Select no. Then each program has a library where it s... Read More »

Penalties for Illegally Downloading MP3 Files?

There has been much controversy over downloading MP3 files from the Internet. Some sites offer legal files, but others feature pirated copies of originals. Copyright infringement has always been a ... Read More »

What percent of Americans download music illegally?

According to research the Pew Research Center conducted between January and February, 2005, 36 million Americans claim to have illegally downloaded music or video files. This can be translated as 2... Read More »

What percentage of people download music illegally?

According to a spring 2008 survey by the University of Hertfordshire and British Music Rights, 63 percent of young people download music illegally and "some respondents admit to copying up to 5,000... Read More »