Q: if I Pirate a song and later buy another digital copy of said song would the pirated version still get me in trouble?
A: This is general legal information only and not legal advice. In general, once you pirate a movie, song, photograph, or other creative content, without a proper license, that becomes copyright infringement. You can be liable for that and copyright penalties can be stiff. Buying a licensed version "after the fact" may help mitigate or reduce your damages, but does not eliminate the initial violation. The more widespread the piracy, the more serious the matter. Good luck.
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