Should downloading music for free be illegal should free movie download sites be closed is copyright infringement “theft” or piracy ip pros and cons. Seems to me that if 95% of music downloads are 'illegal' that's a very strong sign that 'the governed' do not see eye to eye with 'the government' on this issue it's time to change the law. Downloading music illegally should not be a crime, because people who download music illegally actually end up buying 30% more music and music artists won't lose. A federal jury thursday found a 32-year-old minnesota woman guilty of illegally downloading music from the internet and fined her $80,000 each -- a total. Six computer users in the mid-south have been sued by the recording industry association of america for illegally downloading music it's a federal crime that many people don't think about.
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