First of all, internet law is confusing. It constantly changes and we are not lawyers. By the time you get done reading you’ll see how it can even be different depending on where you are. Having said that, if you’re like most people, these are 25 things you’re doing online that are probably illegal.
20. Faking your IP
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:IP_spoofing_en.svg This one shouldn’t be too much of a surprise. You can do all kinds of dodgy things when you’re anonymous.
15. GIFs and Memes
http://www.flickr.com/photos/wackyvorlon/8762293927/ Yes, fair use has been argued, and we know that every site from Buzzfeed to Reddit uses them, and many images are public domain (like the one you’re looking at), but lawyers are lawyers and they need to make a living too.
10. Under age Facebook accounts
http://www.flickr.com/photos/anokacountylibrary/6813362129/ According to its terms and conditions you have to be at least 13 years old to register.
5. Copying software
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Fbi_anti_piracy_warning.jpg This one is probably more obvious than the rest but remember, it depends on the rights. Some software is allowed to be distributed.
Read more: http://list25.com/25-things-youre-doing-online-that-are-probably-illegal/
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