I Illegally Download Music

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 113 People

    I Don't Feel Guilty At All

    Yes, all of my music was downloaded illegally. The music industry claims to have lost about $3.7 billion in 2008. The fact is, most people who download music never planned on buying it in the first place. So even if they couldn't download it, they wouldn't have purchased it, so...
    delirium delirium
    18-21, F
    Sep 14, 2010

    Not Proud

    I'm not proud of this. I do believe artists are entitled to money for their work, there's no arguing that. My reasoning for illegally downloading is that to listen to all the music I want to, I would need four times the money I have now. I don't like giving so much profit to an...
    Appreciativeofthepain Appreciativeofthepain
    22-25
    Oct 1, 2008

    Where Else?

    If I didn't have a way to download music I'd never be able to have it at all!  I listen to a lot of foreign music, sometimes indie foreign music!  How am I supposed to get that without paying ridiculous shipping fees and waiting for a month for a package to arrive from...
    axelval axelval
    18-21, T
    1 Response Jun 5, 2009

    Naughty Me

    Yes, I download music illegally. But not that much, maybe five songs a year? I do still by albums, even if I went mad and downloaded a whole album, if I like it I buy it if I don't I delete it. I have a large CD wallet full of legal CDs lol! I feel bad about it, I do, and if I...
    sugarburn sugarburn
    22-25, F
    8 Responses Oct 1, 2008

    I Think It Is Illegal But T...

    I think it is illegal but then again EVERYBODY knows about Limewire/Frostwire so maybe it isnt illegal and I just...think I'm naughty when really...Im a good girl!
    LacedwithLacey LacedwithLacey
    26-30
    Jun 5, 2009
    violet1698 violet1698
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 7, 2014

    No Excuses

    I can`t handle people trying to justify why they illegally download music with pathetic excuses. I wanna be perfectly honest and say that I do it because its so freely available. I also saw my parents having to replace their vast music collection and forking out a fortune...
    tiggles tiggles
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 6, 2009
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