But half of people in Ireland don't know the penalties and consequences for illegal downloading
IN the age in which illegal downloading
is rife, will people really care about watching iPlayer illegally?
The music industry says it loses billions of dollars every year from the illegal downloading
of songs, depriving it of the revenue it needs to pay artists, songwriters and talent scouts.
Nicholas Liddell, aged 47, was arrested last April after police linked his IP address to the illegal downloading
of indecent images of children.
It looks at the history of social networking and online identities, criminal justice theory, crimes that can be performed via social networking and texting, hacking and identity theft, juvenile justice issues around cyber-bullying and illegal downloading
, and online sexual victimization.
American porn starlet Jessica Drake, who helped kick off the campaign, said that people don't realise illegal downloading
of copyrighted digital content results in a loss of jobs, lower wages, higher unemployment rates and higher taxes.
Rightscorp will soon represent authors and publishing companies by monitoring and monetizing their digital assets against copyright infringement and illegal downloading