Blog Post #8 – Pirating

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Digital Citizenship: Henry from Mr. Kirsch on Vimeo.

Part #1 – Case Study ==> Read the scenario below: 

“Paul spends a lot of time online illegally downloading (pirating) music, movies, and games. He then uploads the files and shares them with friends and even on peer-to-peer sharing websites. “I’m spreading the wealth,” he says. One day his older sister finds out what he is doing and tells him, “It’s illegal, it’s stealing!” Paul says, “I don’t care. Why should I have to pay for something when I can get it for free? Besides, these artists and the record companies make tons of money.” His sister then asks, “If you made a song or a movie, would you want people to just get it for free, and without giving you credit?”

Part #2 – Apply New Knowledge (Answer these questions on your blog).

1. Why should Paul care about his behavior?

2. How does pirating affect creators?

3. What are honest ways Paul could obtain music and movies he wants?

4. How would this affect you if this was you?

Part #3 – Complete this post by Friday, March 20, 2015 @5pm. 

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