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7. Do I infringe copyright just by reading articles or listening to music found on the Internet?

No. Such acts do not infringe copyright, as any transient/temporary and incidental copying which is technically necessary for reading or listening to a work found on the Internet is expressly exempted from copyright infringement (see section 65 of the Copyright Ordinance). However, if in addition to reading or listening to the work, you download it on to your computer (i.e. keeping a permanent copy on your computer hard disk), or otherwise make a copy of it, you will infringe the copyright in that work unless you have a licence from the copyright owner.