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Legal Sources of Online Content

The Higher Education Opportunity Act requires all colleges and universities to offer legal alternatives to unauthorized downloading. The list at the bottom of this page includes all of the legitimate online services we’re aware of. No endorsement or evaluation is intended. To suggest additions or provide other input, contact the PWSCC IT Staff.

Note: Some of the sites listed provide some or all content at no charge; they are funded by advertising or represent artists who want their material distributed for free, or for other reasons. Just because content is free doesn’t mean it’s illegal. On the other hand, you may find websites offering to sell content which are not on the list below. Just because content is not free doesn’t mean it’s legal.

Books: In addition to music and movies, the Internet is being used for the unauthorized distribution of books, including textbooks. For legal sources of electronic versions of textbooks and other written works, see this web page from the Association of American Publishers.


Other Resources for Legal Downloading
Bird Trax at Illinois State University
Campus Downloading: Legal Sites
RIAA Tools for Parents & Educators
MPAA Legal Options for Movies & TV Shows
Legal Alternatives for Downloading TV Shows Amazon MP3 Downloads
Amazon Video on Demand Amie Street
AOL Music ARTISTdirect Network
AudioCandy Audio Lunchbox
BearShare Best Buy
Blockbuster Online Bravo Videos Cartoon Network Video
CBS Video CD Baby
CinemaNow Clicker (formerly Modern Feed)
Comedy Central Video Criterion Online
The CW Video Dimple Records
Discovery Channel Videos Disney Videos
Download Fundraiser The Electric Fetus ESPN360
EZTakes Fancast
FOX TV FX Networks Video
FYE Gallery of Sound
GameFly GameTap
Hulu Movies & TV iLike
iMDb Video imeem
iMesh Independent Records & Videos
iTunes Movies, Music, & TV Jaman
Joost Movies & TV
Latinoise LifeWay Music
Liquid Digital Media MediaNet
MTV Video Music Millennium
MusicRebellion myLifetime Video
MySpace Music Napster
NBC Video Netflix Movies & TV
Neurotic Media Nick Jr. Video
Pandora PBS Kids Go! Video
PlayStation Store Pro-Music
Qtrax Record & Tape Traders
Redbox Instant by Verizon Reeltime Television Network (RTVN)
Rhapsody Slacker
South Park Episode Player Spinner
Spotify Superpass
TBS Videos TheWB
TNT DramaVision Top Hits Entertainment TVLand Video
USA Network Videos VH1 Videos
Walmart Movies & TV Windows Media Guide
Xbox Live Marketplace Yahoo! Music