Fifteen state attorneys general have teamed up with a pro-Hollywood group to launch a campaign aimed at dissuading the public from visiting file sharing sites.
To be sure, it’s true that ads and other content on piracy sites can infect unsuspecting visitors with malware.
But these attorneys general, in conjunction the Digital Citizens Alliance (DCA), really want you to know that visiting pirate sites can ruin both your life and your family’s life.
The scary black-hooded hacker on their video messages says it all.
“Hackers use pirate websites to infect your computer and steal your ID and financial information, or even take over your computer’s camera without you knowing it,” the top cops from the states say in the PSAs.
The PSAs are appearing on social media, radio, and television this summer.
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