Illegally downloading music can lead to penalties that far exceed the value of the products. You may also have large financial obligations in the form of fines and civil damages, 4 days ago. It's easy to download music illegally and it's hard to get caught. According to some estimates, 4 out of 5 digital music downloads are illegal.
Many people who wouldn't even think about stealing a physical object like a shirt have no problem stealing digital content such as music, movies, and e-books. Many people who think it would be ethically wrong to steal from a store may not have ethical problems stealing digital content. There are also people who think that illegal dumping is unethical, but they do it anyway because it's so easy. Although you might not find these messages on every CD or in the music you downloaded from the Internet, the same laws apply.
A “garage” or non-contract band may want you to download their own music, but bands that own their own music are free to make it legally available through a license.