How You Will Get Caught Downloading:
- There are various technical monitoring services who are employed by the MPAA, the RIAA, and various copyright and government authorities. They are paid to watchdog millions of users on the Internet.
- Through digital surveillance means, those third-party monitoring services or your ISP Internet Service Provider) will notice your large bandwidth use. You will then be regularly monitored and your downloads will be examined.
- Once these authorities deem your downloading to be a breach of copyright law, and once they decide that you are worth prosecuting, your real identity will then be clarified. This is when your ISP divulges your home address and contact information, either willingly or under threat by the prosecuting entity.
- You might be lucky enough to receive a warning email only. But if you are like some unlucky users, you will receive a threatening legal letter.
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