Unformatted text preview: Week 3 DQ 1 Out of all the stories I picked: Is Digital Piracy Unethical? Or Just Illegal? The whole story is about downloading music off the internet for free. To me I find it not only illegal but unethical at the same time. Now let’s look at both sides of the story. You have a group of people that would say that downloading music for free does not hurt anyone. That it only takes some away from the "BIG" recorded companies and the "BIG" stars with all their money, which is true. But there is something they are not thinking about. What about the fact that it is just wrong to take something that is not yours in the first place. I know I remember getting butt whippings if I took something that was not mine growing up. Also like the story said, "... copiers should think about how they would react if someone tried to take their property away ." The other thing is that yes they are taking from the "BIG" recorded companies that have a lot of money, but what about the everyday people (like you and me) that work at these companies and in...
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- Summer '09
- Ethics , Napster, Digital Piracy Unethical