It is illegal to download or share copyrighted music, movies or TV shows because you are not allowed to reproduce or distribute copyrighted work without the permission of the copyright owner. Marquette University’s Acceptable Use Policy states that:

All copyrighted information … retrieved from E-resources or stored, transmitted or maintained with E-resources, must be used in conformance with applicable copyright and other laws.

Peer-to-peer programs make it easy to illegally download or share copyrighted material, but if you violate copyright you may be prosecuted or sued for up to $150,000.

Choose a legal alternative to Download Copyrighted Music, Movies and TV

Use Free Services

Pay to Download Movies or Music

Popular services for downloading and paying for individual songs or albums and movies include:


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