Is it Legal?

Is it legal to download or share copyrighted media using the following programs/protocols?

LimeWire - ILLEGAL

LimeWire Pro - ILLEGAL

Ares - ILLEGAL

BitTorrent - ILLEGAL

eMule/eDonkey - ILLEGAL

Downloading and/or sharing copyrighted media using any of the above programs is illegal and puts you at serious legal risk. Follow this link for more information on the consequences of illegal file-sharing.

Many people believe that if they have these programs installed on their computer, but don't use them to download anything, then they are safe. THIS IS NOT TRUE. Programs such as LimeWire make copyrighted media available for download from your computer by the rest of the world. The average person will be illegally sharing copyrighted media from their computer just by having these programs installed! ResNet highly recommends that you uninstall these programs!