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Downloading or distributing copyrighted material for personal use or enter­tainment without explicit permission from the copyright owner is against the law...

File Sharing @ MSU

Additional Information

Legal Media Alternatives

The following is composed of only some of the more popular legal alternatives available (this is not a complete list!). Mississippi State University endorses the use of these solutions only in that they provide legal methods for downloading music/movies; MSU does not endorse any specific commercial product.


The RIAA provides a list of many legal music alternatives. We will also do our best to provide resources that the linked site has not listed.

Movies & TV

The MPAA provides a list of many legal movie and television alternatives.