If you walk around campus, you’ll see a lot of people using iPods and other MP3 players. According to a recent student survey, nearly 90% of Penn State students own an MP3 player. Digital audio, including music, audio books, and podcasts, have become a part of student culture. The posts in this section of the Web site are related to students downloading audio content (typically music), the consequences of illegal downloads, and some viable alternatives.

In this video, Kelly has just copied music from a friend’s collection. Her future self pays a visit and warns her about the legal consequences of copying music. Kelly did it to try to save money for Spring Break, but would have to pay legal fees. Her future version provides some reasonable alternatives including Pandora (personalized Internet radio) and low-cost services like iTunes.

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