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I can see the whole P2P network going next... Sure torrenting and downloading sites are used to some bad, but they're also used legally and legitimately. Do they really have the right to take away form us legit users?
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this is excellent.

Couldn't agree more. thumb.gif
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Uh, yeah. When the US government seized the servers, they seized the data belonging to customers. That could be considered unlawful seizure.
For example, let's say I left my car at your house, and the FBI seizes your property for the investigation. Since my car isn't your property, they have no right to impound my car, and as such, I would be able to retrieve it upon request. Legitimate users of MegaUpload, afaik, are unable to retrieve their data upon request.
Or, at least, that's how it has been explained to me. Feel free to shoot holes in my example, if need be. tongue.gif

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Good. So many mods and Android ROMs gone in a flash.
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Good. So many mods and Android ROMs gone in a flash.

and thats what ticks me off the most.


 

x2 - I am rather pissed because now downloading android ROM's is such a disgusting pain in the rear.


 

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This is excellent. I hope the FBI pays 10x for loss data.

I don't. The more the FBI pays in this lawsuit, the more I PAY FOR THE DATA. As a taxpayer, I'm hoping this suit is simply an eye opener and creates a proper channel of retrieving one's legitimately owned data back from the MU servers.


While I completely agree with you....... Its not like they're really trying to save you any money at the end of the day. 

 


 

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I can see the whole P2P network going next... Sure torrenting and downloading sites are used to some bad, but they're also used legally and legitimately. Do they really have the right to take away form us legit users?


I am hoping this doesnt happen but.... "one bad guy ruins it for the rest of us".

 

 

One person finds a loophole,  next thing you know the "authority" is shutting down everything to stop one person.

 
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I don't. The more the FBI pays in this lawsuit, the more I PAY FOR THE DATA. As a taxpayer, I'm hoping this suit is simply an eye opener and creates a proper channel of retrieving one's legitimately owned data back from the MU servers.

You will not be paying more; their budget will be affected and the all the involved penalized..
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man....i had so many cue points and samples on there for my dj friends.....those bastards ruined everything mad.gif
    
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Good.

Haha. This.
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post #28 of 125
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I have a feeling this case is going to be dropped pretty quickly (the fbi against megaupload) because I bet the damages(to the customers of megaupload) are a lot more than 500 million copyright holders supposedly lost.

How quickly did the media industry/software recover after megaupload was seized?

oh wait...
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I never thought of these implications. I don't see this going too far but in all actuality I believe they should pay. Good thing SOPA never went through because we would see a lot more of these issues.

Think of it this way. If Megaupload was a bank and they were found guilty of laundering money, would the federal government be able to seize all the assets of all the customers of the bank, even the legitimate ones? I don't think so.
Edited by tha d0ctor - 1/26/12 at 6:40pm
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Yeah there was SO much legit stuff on MU that I used fairly often...Android ROMs, etc. I hope the MU seizure is found unconstitutional.

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