Why is it illegal to download music?

Answer 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.

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

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 »

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.

Is it illegal to download music videos off Youtube?

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Is using Limewire to download music illegal?

It is illegal to use Limewire to download free music that is under copyright which has not been rights-cleared by the copyright holder. If the copyright holder has given permission for free sharing... Read More »