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Is downloading music from LimeWire illegal?

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Limewire Downloads are Illegal - 99.9% of the time
  • Downloading music or anything else off Limewire is both risky and illegal. Music that is shared is copyrighted and most of the time belongs to somebody. Downloading Limewire Pro only gives you faster downloads and better connection and also free updates. I am a Limewire Pro user myself, getting it from sponsored functions. All terms of use are the same Limewire will not be held responsible for your downlading and mistakes. When you download a file always stop sharing it. Some people don't even know what they could be a host to or be sharing.
  • Downloading from Limewire isn't illegal (though this may vary from country to country), however downloading illegal music from Limewire is illegal.
  • Limewire is fine if you have full permissions to share the music/videos etc.. However this isn't always the case. And that's when the problems start.
  • As well as this, people who create virus's, spyware etc know that if you download the latest Madonna song, its illegal. So they will hide their malware inside the latest Madonna song, and now your less likely to complain when your machine gets infected, because you shouldn't have being downloading the "song" in the first place.
  • It is only illegal if you make copies of the downloaded songs.
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