American TV on the Internet

Is it a sin to watch (not download) American TV channels over the internet (I do not live in America)? There is software that allows you to watch, I think live, TV.

No. They permit those who are outside the broadcast range to do this so they have more viewers. It’s actually easier to measure how many hits you have to a website than the old fashioned Nielsen ratings.

DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed in these forums do not necessarily reflect those of Catholic Answers. For official apologetics resources please visit