Because piracy is stealing – that’s why. Look, you wouldn’t walk into a store and steal a camera – it’s not cool. Paying for stuff is cool AF.
In a nutshell, stealing content hurts real people whose livelihoods depend on their creativity being valued and being paid for. If that’s not enough to explain why we do what we do, read the facts below.
Go on. Do it.
The Value of Creativity
The Big Picture
More and more film and television shows are being made available online legally through a variety of distribution platforms – offering audiences content when, where, and how they want it.
WhereToWatch lists available legal online distribution platforms that reward creativity, including services that allow search for specific titles.
Film and television contribute substantially to the U.S. economy
National Endowment for the Arts and U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis report on the impact of Arts and Culture on U.S. Economy
The for-profit theft of creative works jeopardizes the rights of all creative individuals, puts jobs at risks, and undermines new business models and distribution platforms