Some people call the generation of teens today as the “MTV generation.” They characterize these young people as hooked on to MTV and the lifestyle that it promotes. Well, one thing is for sure about MTV: it encourages the love of music and as such, they even provide ways for them to be legally downloaded on the computer.
As it says on the FAQ:
Click on Music in the navigation bar on any page to go to the Music section of our site to download audio and video files of the latest hits, tune in to MTV streaming radio stations, learn more about videos with extended play, or to remix your favorite artist’s music.
The icon to look for:
Currently this is one of the ways that we could supposedly help the music industry. Curbing piracy and encouraging people to get the music from legitimate sources. Of course, after legally downloading them, we are responsible for them as individuals. MTV has been discouraging folks from illegally downloading music and buying pirated CDs.
It is tempting to share the music you have legally downloaded with other people, especially your friends. But you must remember that until there are no new business models for selling music in digital format, we must be responsible. Point them to sources of legal music and video downloads instead of going to peer-to-peer networks. There are documented cases of young people being sued because the music in their computers. For the moment, while visiting the MTV site, enjoy the downloads they have there.