An era where the internet has become a basic necessity of the people, mistakes are obvious to creep in. Nobody likes to do illegal things until you are a serial killer or something sort of that. The Internet is full of legal and illegal things. There are chances you might do illegal things while trying to satisfy your needs.
In this article, I’ll walk you through the things that you have probably been doing on the internet that are illegal. Hold back tight to yourself because a lot of secrets are going to unfold.
Yes! Downloading image can be copyright infringement. Although there are images that you can download but you cannot share, download and use images without the permission of the company, which holds its copyright. So, the next time you download that stunning photo to paste in your project, make sure you have permission.
Sharing Account Details
Ever used Netflix account of your friend or shared your account details with a friend. Although it is called “Sharing is Caring” but as per company policy, it is illegal. Your account can be disabled in case you are found going against their policy.
Faking Your IP
Different countries have put a ban on different contents on the internet. People use VPN servers to access those contents by faking their IP. If you are found accessing the blocked content of your country, you may have to face consequences. And remember, it is very easy for the cyber crime department to find you out.
Accessing Deep Web
Many people don’t know that the internet has a very dark side too, the deep web. The deep web comprises 90% of the internet. All the illegal and criminal activities take place in the deep web. If you have ever been to the deep web by mistake, avoid going there again. But if you are going there intentionally, you might be in a huge mess.
Torrent is the key to everything that is on the internet. Every new movie, all the paid courses, a lot of huge-ass games, and a lot more are available on torrent free of cost. Surely, you enjoy these free services to a great extent. But a lot of companies and production houses face huge financial loss due to their data leak on torrent. This is an obvious reason why torrent is illegal.
You must have done one of these for sure, unknowingly. The next time you try to do something similar, keep in mind the law as per your country. There is very low awareness of internet crimes among people. Share this post with your near and dear ones to warn them of the consequences.
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