Illegal things that many of us are doing on the Internet
• Illegal things that many of us are doing on the Internet
You have done something illegal online lately? No? Are you sure? Internet laws are confusing and constantly changing, and it is difficult to keep up with what is and is not illegal on the Internet. Here are 11 things you do on the Internet, and which are likely to be illegal.
Use the torrent is not illegal, but if you shake your torrent content protected by copyright, then yes, it is illegal. Thousands of authors filed a lawsuit on the matter.
2. The Internet-baiting.
Internet-baiting - a vicious and sometimes undetectable type of persecution. In the United States, each state has its own law against bullying, when it comes to the fact that someone harassed online. Punishment may include expulsion, criminal charges in the prosecution or prosecution for damages.
3. Watching movies on pirate sites.
Millions of people are illegally watching TV series and movies via illegal online streaming websites. For example, Game of Thrones is one of the most pirated TV shows of all time HBO.
4. Use a deep network.
Deep network - this dark underbelly of the Internet. Technically, access to it is not illegal, and even some journalists used it to communicate with countries that have strict laws on the Internet, but if you stumble upon the wrong website, it may still cause you trouble.
5. Sale on bulletin boards without declaring the income.
Everything must be recorded in the tax.
Trolls are everywhere on the Internet, and probably most people at one time someone trolls. However, if trolling becomes harassment or intimidation, then it's illegal.
7. The ad blocker.
In most countries, ad blocking is not illegal. On the other hand, China has opposed the ad blocking, prohibiting it in their country.
8. Save images.
Of course, saving the image itself is not illegal, but as you might expect at this point, if the image is copyrighted, then you are heading in the treacherous waters. Now you have the ability to distribute, and depending on what you do with this image, it can cause you problems.
9. Registration of domain names registered in the trade mark.
You can not register domain names with a trademark, such as "ilovecocacola.com", and sell them to the trademark owner. It is illegal and likely to attract you to the court.
10. Bypass Paywalls.
While everyone wants to free news and journalism, in the end, newspapers and news sites - these are companies that need to make money. If you will bypass content payment, you are actually stealing. In Canada, a news site seized 11 US $ 470 US when they filed a lawsuit against someone who walked their paywall.
11. Download content protected by copyright, on Youtube.
Download content protected by copyright on YouTube, can lead to the removal of the video, and if a copyright owner so wish, you can get legal problems. Even if you do not monetize, and are not applying a fair use, this may not be enough to protect you.