ToxicWap illegally offers links to free downloads for music, ebooks, movies and television shows hosted on third party servers. The artists receive no payment when a file containing their work is downloaded.
ToxicWap uses a DMCA policy to protect itself, offering to take down links to files upon request from the copyright holder. The law regarding copyright infringement varies from country to country. In some parts of the world, downloading is legal as long as the user does not share the content with others, but hosting content is illegal. To avoid the potential for fines or warnings from your Internet Service Provider, download music from reliable online retailers such as Amazon.com or iTunes.