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Q: Is downloading copyrighted music, With no intent to distributing. Illegal?

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Bill Hulsey
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  • Intellectual Property Lawyer
  • Austin, TX

A: Generally not, especially if you have paid for the download.

Barbara Berschler
Barbara Berschler
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  • Intellectual Property Lawyer
  • Rockville, MD

A: You might want check the Terms of Use of the source where you found the music to see what is said about licensed use.

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