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Legal Alternatives to Peer-to-Peer File Sharing

There are legal alternatives to peer-to-peer file sharing.  Here is a list of some alternative resources for music and media:

Music:

Pandora  (www.pandora.com)
An Internet radio and music recommendation service.  The Music Genome Project® is used to find music with similar musical characteristics to artists or songs that you select.

Musicovery  (www.musicovery.com)
A music discovery website that lets you find music based on mood, genre, and timeframe.

Last.fm  (www.last.fm)
An Internet radio and music site that includes a music recommendation systems that learns what you like.

SHOUTcast  (www.shoutcast.com)
A collection of online radio stations.

Slacker  (www.slacker.com)
An Internet Radio website that lets you create your own stations.

Live365  (www.live365.com)
An Internet radio network where you can search for stations that play a particular song or artist; or you can create your own radio station.

Other legal online music sources:
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) provides a list popular legal online music sources on their website.  Click here to view their list.

Other Media:

Hulu  (www.hulu.com)
An online video service that offers hit TV shows, movies and clips for free.  Content includes a large selection of videos from more than 130 content providers, including FOX, NBC Universal, MGM, Sony Pictures Television, Warner Bros. and more.

Last Updated: 6/26/15