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People who download music and videos using peer-to-peer file sharing dont think that what they are doing is illegal but according to the government it is Downloading files on the internet by anyone including children should not be tolerated Millions of people are doing it and its hurting the music and movie industry by the billions The government should make more of an effort to put an end to file sharing between computer pirates Downloading files illegally takes money away from the recording artists and the film industry Musical groups trying to make a career in the music industry would like people to buy their music so they can make a profit With consumers downloading songs instead of purchasing CDs they are taking money that hard working musicians deserve Big recording artists make a lot of money but illegal file sharing hurts them and the music industry Because of these pirates there has been a decline from 693 million CDs sold in 2002 to 687 million CDs sold in 2003 Maier 29-31 Pirates dont only download music they also download movies There are between 400000 and 600000 movies swapped each day Grossman 60-67 These people are infringing on major copyright laws and are stealing money from directors of movies actors and film studios along with the music artists Many individuals who download music and movies do not even know they are committing a crime They believe theyre just innocent people obtaining music for their own collection but they are actually breaking copyright laws The government has a new law that bans the use of file-sharing but it is not being enforced The pirates who know that they are acting illegally by getting music through file-sharing software such as Kazaa or Morpheus know that they wont get caught because the government is simply not enforcing the law If the government made a better effort to enforce the law the number of files being shared and downloaded
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