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Cancelled my fileserve premium account, no use anymore so why give them free $

Same. Just did that now. Sucks because the last payment went out on friday night frown.gif
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Am I the only one who feels that these media companies should police their own issues? Let them fail and maybe in their wake someone with a solution will arise. How much money is the government willing to throw away protecting non essential services...
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Am I the only one who feels that these media companies should police their own issues? Let them fail and maybe in their wake someone with a solution will arise. How much money is the government willing to throw away protecting non essential services...

They don't want to police them, their whole business is based on piracy, the last thing they want is to remove copyrighted content from their servers, they only do so when required to avoid prosecution.

Edit: Guess you were speaking about the big media firms, not the companies like Megaupload.
Edited by Telimektar - 1/23/12 at 5:18am
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Am I the only one who feels that these media companies should police their own issues? Let them fail and maybe in their wake someone with a solution will arise. How much money is the government willing to throw away protecting non essential services...

Nope your not the only one...
The movie industry needs to do something themselves.
Stop paying these rediculous prices for average overhyped actors
Make an online movie store something similar to what Apple did with iTunes
Lower prices to 5 euro per movie

I bet everybody will be to lazy to pirate movies if the price is right and they are easy to buy online.
    
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Last time i checked, the music/movie/entertainment industry was still ticking along quite nicely, so shutting down file sharing sites is only going to accomplish one thing....more money in the hands of multi-millionaires.
There are many things in this world that concern me....people nicking the odd movie or music file off the internet isn’t one of them!

This really, and to think those guys might face prison for 55 years! 55!! Jesus, there's like pedobears, rapists and murderers out there on the loose that when locked up are out in 5 - 10 years and there is still plenty of them about on the streets. Nice to see they have their priorities right!
I don't get it.
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new update:

DEAD:
Megaupload, Filesonic (only your own files), Fileserve (only your own files)

Restricted or dying:

Uploaded.to
non-US traffic only)

FileJungle
Owned by Filesonic, deleting lots of files, occasional reports of US-IPs being blocked.

UploadStation
Owned by Filesonic, deleting lots of files, occasional reports of US-IPs being blocked.

4shared
Lots of files deleted.

VideoBB
Closed affiliate program.

FilePost
Started suspending accounts with infringing material (doing what Hotfile did)

VideoZer
Closed affiliate program.
Edited by ?Dirty? - 1/23/12 at 5:52am
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Oh no..... the world is ending! All these great sites going down frown.gif
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Nope your not the only one...
The movie industry needs to do something themselves.
Stop paying these rediculous prices for average overhyped actors
Make an online movie store something similar to what Apple did with iTunes
Lower prices to 5 euro per movie

I bet everybody will be to lazy to pirate movies if the price is right and they are easy to buy online.

^ This, rather than putting over payed crap actors in films. They should be getting the up and coming actors that can really act rolleyes.gif. All this an explosion a second, 3D, CGI over hyped rehash from the 80's & 90's crap gets really boring. I think that DVD prices need to come down as well, I've seen the same thing on Blu-Ray for only a few quid more.

Edit: noooo, not VideoBB wth.giffrown.gif
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Whats it about then?

Money.
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I bet everybody will be to lazy to pirate movies if the price is right and they are easy to buy online.

As Gabe Newell said.

“Our goal is to create greater service value than pirates, and this has been successful enough for us that piracy is basically a non-issue for our company.”
Edited by Kand - 1/23/12 at 6:02am
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I might move to Sweden and create my own Website...

The US can stick that in their PIPE and smoke it!

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