On the Internet, you can
generally download anything you want.
You may have noticed that there has been a lot
of fuss over P2P.
P2P is frowned upon because it allows the free downloading
of copyright music.
If you have tried P2P then you will know of the massive
amount of crap, from pea-brains and morons, that plagues
Much of this virus infected crap is mislabeled under
legitimate names causing it to be downloaded by the
It has been established that the act of downloading
itself is not illegal.
However, if what you download is copyright, you cannot
At least, in countries that respect that copyright.
There are, however, plenty of non-P2P options for legal
These are incredibly cheap, sometimes free, and with
Very cheap with many free downloads
|In response to the massive downloading of illegal,
copyrighted music, via P2P, greatly improved options
for cheap and legal music downloads have sprung up.
Music downloads are generally MP3, but there are different
formats available for such as PSP, iPod, etc.
4 million tracks, plus audio
books, 25 free downloads
|Movies are generally AVI files, much smaller than a
DVD, but often of comparable quality. These can be played
on a PC, or burned to CD or DVD.
Higher definition, DVD quality and iPod version movies
are also available.
|Here the argument appears to be that once an episode,
whatever, is screened on public TV, it is public domain.
As it might be if you were recording a late night show
for a friend on night shift.
From secure servers. No virus problems.
TV Show Downloads
|The Dangers of
|You install a simple program, on your
PC, and it gives you free access to thousands of download
servers across the world.
You can download not just music and movies, but all sorts
of programs and stuff.
But you really need to know what you are doing.
Some P2P downloads are deliberately mis-labeled and carry
NEVER connect to P2P without good virus protection
on your PC!