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Send them the letter threatening action and associated legal fee and a slip to fill out to buy the movie instead of facing action. This is just greedy.
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post #52 of 194
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Originally Posted by scottb75 View Post
I have no sympathy anymore for people who illegally download media content, these lawsuits have been happening for a while now and these people should have thought about that before clicking the download button.

If they really wanted to see The Hurt Locker they should have done it the legal way and gotten it from Netflix, pay-per view, Wal-Mart, or waited to see it for free on TV. Now they will end up paying a lot more money then they would have if they had gotten the movie legally.
Lol long live torrents!!!
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post #53 of 194
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Originally Posted by finalturismo View Post
yes and we should torture people for information too huh?
And give people $50,000 fines
And have 40% + tax rate in this country
65%+ in Europe
lets increase electricity prices
lets pay more for gas.
lets punish those who disagree
if you dont agree with me, than iam just gonna fine you.
Its my way or the highway, rot, i want your whole family to rot because you downloaded a $10 movie, so i want your whole family to rot, i want you to lose your house, your car, i want you to go to prison, and you should have thought about that before you downloaded the MOVIE!!!!!!

This guy is a perfect example of whats happening to our society.
You are correct society actually believe that the legal system & the rich care about them and that law is a solution, but they don't realize that this is far from the truth till it's too late.

They believe in justice, but don't realize the rich write the laws, and they will not hear your pleas for mercy, pay up or go to jail, I care not, that is their position, and they will write a law for every instance that they can capitalize on, legally. It's just sad that the public allows them to continue to abuse their power so greatly.

Those that stand with the general public are correct, the general public needs to think like a society, and focus on removing the problems in place. It's high time the people take up voice for reform, reform for the people, not the corporations & retirement benefits of the rich, taxes are still obnoxious, and the economy will be the ultimate proof of a failed government system.

Anyone that say's punish the people is obviously the wrong side of the fence...
Edited by _GTech - 6/10/11 at 9:04am
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Think of it 2 individuals fighting based on their believes, and a 3rd party comes out of no where and rapes them both.

1 is aware of it, and the other isnt.
But it dont matter because they both got raped XD

Enough of my weird analogies i gota get back to testing camera switches.
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post #55 of 194
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Originally Posted by finalturismo View Post
yes and we should torture people for information too huh?
And give people $50,000 fines
And have 40% + tax rate in this country
65%+ in Europe
lets increase electricity prices
lets pay more for gas.
lets punish those who disagree
if you dont agree with me, than iam just gonna fine you.
Its my way or the highway, rot, i want your whole family to rot because you downloaded a $10 movie, so i want your whole family to rot, i want you to lose your house, your car, i want you to go to prison, and you should have thought about that before you downloaded the MOVIE!!!!!!

This guy is a perfect example of whats happening to our society.

I agree that the fines are outrageous, but knowing that they exist why would any intelligent person illegally download media content knowing that this could happen to them? Is paying $5 to rent the movie on Netflix or $2-$3 on PPV really that bad?

Also if you dislike the laws in this country or the state you live in contact your representative and tell him/her about it. Whining about it on a message board is not going to change anything.
post #56 of 194
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I'm sure now these people would be happy to have paid the $4-$5 it would have cost to rent the movie from Netflix instead of the court costs and possible legal sanctions they face now.
Almost everyone that gets caught regrets it.

However, most people won't ever get caught, and they know it.

This litigation is not an effective deterrent for two reasons: 1. Not enough people are caught. 2. The penalties for those that do get caught (mostly the ignorant and the small timers, the most innocent of the bunch) are so completely outlandish that it's causing significant backlash.
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At least this is only bad movies and not games.
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By the way, Hurt Locker wasn't well advertised - despite being a constant movie buff and cinema visitor, I didn't even hear of the movie until well after it stopped playing at theaters.

The movie went on to win many awards. Everything about it screams indie film even though the cast and crew were too well known for such a movie. It was a sleeper hit, but probably won't have a cult following like Donnie Darko or anything like that.
I'm a movie buff and I heard about this movie. Saw it on the big screen. Was it great? No. Entertaining? Yes. Predictable? Yes. As for it being a sleeper hit, it wasn't a hit. 17 million gross is more like a flop. Of course it did only cost 15 million to make. Based on gross, the Hurt Locker wasn't a good movie.

The movie industry is making more money off of movies than ever before. This has been a record year. Why the fuss over piracy? I don't think it makes a difference one way or another. Example using software. Doom was, at one time, the most pirated game of all time. The six guys at I.D. all became filthy rich off that one game even though it was the most pirated game.
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I think with software if you buy it then they can't sue you or something along those lines.
(ie if you torrent Photoshop and then they catch you, but you buy it the next day lets say, they can't sue you. I am probably wrong here jus' saying)
Could it be the same with music movies?
ie If I paid for a music CD, but then wanted the FLAC online and downloaded it from thepiratebay.org, its legal?

Could these guys do that?
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I'm a movie buff and I heard about this movie. Saw it on the big screen. Was it great? No. Entertaining? Yes. Predictable? Yes. As for it being a sleeper hit, it wasn't a hit. 17 million gross is more like a flop. Of course it did only cost 15 million to make. Based on gross, the Hurt Locker wasn't a good movie.

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Why the fuss? Same reason the NFL owners are locking out - some money is good, but more money is even better. And I'm sure there's a brother-in-law attorney in there somewhere who gets a nice chunk of change for suing.
    
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