Okay, I’ll say it. If you’re still stealing music, you’re stupid. Given that high-quality, virus-free, properly tagged music is accessible for free (or very close to it), why are you wasting your time? It doesn’t make sense. And now someone is watching you.
A new change to Canadian copyright law went into effect January 1 that requires ISPs to send notices to people who are suspected of stealing copyrighted stuff. In the past, this was a voluntary action. Now it’s the law.
ISPs also need to keep these notices on file for six months in case the owner of the copyright wants to pursue legal action and claim damages. This means music, movies, TV shows, pirated text and software.
Consider everyone warned.