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Sounds like how Diebold voting machines are 100% accurate, yet their means of being that accurate is a "trade secret" so we just have to take their word on it.
I don't trust that somehow CDPR, or the company they hired for this, has any secret infallible method for figuring out these fines or whom the should be leveled at, and merely stating "nope, we're really super smart and are absolutely right, but won't tell you how we are right.", just doesn't cut it for me.
Wait until the first court case and whatever method they are using will have to be revealed.
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Sounds like how Diebold voting machines are 100% accurate, yet their means of being that accurate is a "trade secret" so we just have to take their word on it.
I don't trust that somehow CDPR, or the company they hired for this, has any secret infallible method for figuring out these fines or whom the should be leveled at, and merely stating "nope, we're really super smart and are absolutely right, but won't tell you how we are right.", just doesn't cut it for me.
Wait until the first court case and whatever method they are using will have to be revealed.

^I agree. So many sheep here who say "Hey, they say that they have a bullet proof method, so I'm just going to believe them and throw any scrutiny and skepticism out the window".
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What if they are under a legally binding contract to not reveal information about the method disclosed?
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Why? Their products are still DRM free.
So now going after pirates is a bad thing? Why?
As long as they keep their promise of non intrusive DRM or no DRM period, then they still win in my book.
Nothing wrong with cracking down on the pirates as long as legit customers aren't affected.

I second this motion.
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What if they are under a legally binding contract to not reveal information about the method disclosed?

Then they either have to reveal the methods to the jury/judge, or one who will sentence/acquit based upon not even knowing the method.
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Sorry but this thread deserves the pirate song.



On a side note. I'm gonna go with that it's a scare tactics. I do foresee people be it kids freaking out of parents freaking out and making the mistake of going through with these. Not technically paying the fine but asking question which then lead to them into a trap.
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If they retrieved your IP address from a torrent of their property don't you THINK that's enough to say you STOLE something? I mean come on.

So if they used the free wifi from a local coffee house that means the owner of the coffee house had to been the one who downloaded the infringing material? What about the 75 year old grandma who has unsecured wifi? This is why just having an IP address isn't solid proof. It is enough to move forward to try and collect more concrete evidence, but by itself it's not enough.

Again, it's copyright infringement not theft. thumb.gif


But...

If you're not actively monitoring and administrating your 'coffee shop wifi', well then you're asking for trouble :/

And the 75 y/o gran arguement is a moot point. At 75 y/o do you forget to put locks on your door as well? No alarm system in your vehicle? So why not LEARN THE BASICS of a device you make use of on a day basis??? Simply ignorance, and complacency...
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What other possible method could they be using to track a game other than the ip address? I wonder if maybe it's some form of spyware in the game torrent made to bait unsuspecting idiots. They can blabber on about how it's 100% accurate, but until their method is made public, I'm gonna say they are blowing smoke up our butts and tracking ip addresses. I'm all for busting pirates, but there needs to be some proof, maybe even sending that proof in the letter to the alleged offenders. That should clear up at least some confusion.
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But...
If you're not actively monitoring and administrating your 'coffee shop wifi', well then you're asking for trouble :/
And the 75 y/o gran arguement is a moot point. At 75 y/o do you forget to put locks on your door as well? No alarm system in your vehicle? So why not LEARN THE BASICS of a device you make use of on a day basis??? Simply ignorance, and complacency...

Believe it or not I know a 45 year old man that doesn't even know how to get to google from a standard desktop.
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