Copyright holders can file civil lawsuits against individuals who engage in copyright infringement. If found guilty, you may be required to pay substantial monetary damages to the copyright owner.
In some jurisdictions, repeated or large-scale copyright infringement can lead to criminal charges. This can result in fines and even imprisonment.
The penalties for copyright infringement vary depending on the jurisdiction, but they can include monetary fines, seizure of infringing material, and court costs.
Internet service providers (ISPs) often cooperate with copyright holders and can take action against users engaging in copyright infringement, including throttling internet speeds, issuing warnings, or even terminating the user's internet service.
Copyright laws vary from country to country, and engaging in copyright infringement internationally can lead to legal consequences both domestically and abroad.
Defending against copyright infringement claims can be expensive, involving legal fees, court costs, and potential damages.
Engaging in copyright infringement can damage your reputation, especially if legal action is taken against you. It may affect your personal and professional life.