In a perfect world, copyright owners would actively encourage people to enjoy watching or listening to their products on multiple platforms through multiple devices, all for a reasonable cost. But this world ain't perfect.
Which means your "innocent" downloading of a movie or album is not just a thorn in the copyright owner's side, but also against the law. Gus over at Lifehacker does a great job of busting through many of the myths around Copyright infringements in light of the recent ISP five strikes proposal - it's a great read, and well worth debating in the comments. [Lifehacker]
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