Don't illegally download music unless you plan on paying out about $675,000 when you get caught....
According to the Washington Post, "Like millions of others, Joel Tenenbaum illegally shared music on the Internet in college. And like thousands of others, he was caught by the recording industry, which asked him to pay a few thousand dollars to settle the case. But he's one of just two individuals who have decided to fight in court rather than settle. The result: a $675,000 judgment for sharing 30 songs. This week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit upheld the verdict, rejecting Tenebaum's argument that the amount was so large it violated his constitutional rights."
Read the whole story HERE
My advice, just stick with iTunes.