Description: Canadians can be liable for a maximum of $5,000 in damages for non-commercial copyright infringement, for example illegally downloading a film, a song or an app.
Source: Globe and Mail
Date: January 8, 2015
Have you recently downloaded a song, or a movie, or a TV show, from a site or service that didn’t ask for money, and may or may not have been of dubious legality? You might be getting a notice in your inbox. Read the full story
Questions for discussion:
1. Do you frequently download movies or TV shows illegally? Have you ever considered there may be repercussions?
2. How did you come about finding the websites you use to illegally download media?