Over the years we have had a number of clients that have asked about file sharing sites, such as the ones above, and want to know whether they should or shouldn’t download files from these types of sites.
I have tried to find the best way to explain it, besides the fact that my understanding is that it is illegal, it also is dangerous.
The analogy I am getting ready to use may offend some readers and I am sorry if it does, but it really makes the point.
Would you go to an orgy? (Please don’t answer that I don’t want to know.)
If you would go to one, would you participate even though no precautions were being taken to prevent STD’s?
When you download files, i.e. music, from file sharing sites, it is akin to going to an orgy where you don’t know everyone and you know that nobody will be taking any precautions. Besides the moral aspect, it is just plain dangerous and not a very smart thing to do.
So, please uninstall LimeWire and all other file-sharing programs and then delete all the files you have downloaded. If you don’t you may end up having to hire a professional to get rid of the stuff you “catch.”
And as always, if you need assistance, we are here to help.
Dennis “The Anti-File Sharing Guy” Wilson