Piracy Watch: Piracy Watch: Music's New Mousetrap

If you're under 35 and own a computer with a high-speed Internet connection, chances are you've indulged in a very 21st century vice: sharing and downloading music (on services like Kazaa, Morpheus and LimeWire) without the music industry's permission. And like millions of others, you could now be in trouble. Last week a federal judge ordered Verizon, a fast-growing telephone company and Internet service provider (ISP), to answer a Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) subpoena for the name of one of its customers, a heavy Kazaa user. Should you be worried?

Not yet but maybe soon; Verizon is appealing the...

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