YouTube is only as great as your Internet connection--you can't watch videos offline. Sites like TubeFire allow users to download and store their favorite videos. Major recording labels don't particularly like this and are suing TubeFire for copyright infringement, reports Torrentfreak. "Universal, EMI, Sony, Warner and more than 25 other labels are seeking almost $3 million in damages and the closure of TubeFire." The labels believe TubeFire permitted the transference of over 10,000 music videos.
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