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I haven't watched the vid yet (using my iPad in class using a cellular connection), but bsed on the transcript he seems like he really does know what he's talking about. I also hope NZ decides not to extradite him to the US and basically stick it to the MPAA/RIAA. This is not a man who belongs in jail in my opinion, just like Larry Page and Sergey Brin (aka the Google boys) don't belong in jail either.
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From a different POV he is kinda like a ship captain that ferries cargo from one port to another without checking whats in it. Could be Teddy bears or stolen camera's, he doesn't care as long as he gets a quick buck off it.
I don't know how i feel about his career but he has a family and i hope things work out for them.

Then we need to change our methods here with our UPS and USPS services. We need to open EVERY LETTER EVER SENT EVER in order to make sure nobody is mailing their mothers and daughters a wee bit of ANTHRAX!!!
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Then we need to change our methods here with our UPS and USPS services. We need to open EVERY LETTER EVER SENT EVER in order to make sure nobody is mailing their mothers and daughters a wee bit of ANTHRAX!!!

Nobody touches my hardware first.
Nobody...

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By the way, John Campbell is one of New Zealand's most respected journalists (and why he has his own weekday primetime current affairs show). If Campbell smells even a hint of horse manure coming out of your mouth when he's interviewing you, he will ask the hard questions. You can tell his passion for journalism in his work thumb.gif
John Campbell, Mike McRoberts thumb.gif journalists. NZ's two most respected journalists in my book.



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post #35 of 160
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I'm surprised at how intelligent Kim Dotcom is, and how well he carries himself. I can't believe that he can provide such profoundly rational comments instantly in response in an interview.

Why are you so surprised, he's the billionaire with a lifestyle and money you could only dream of, and one of the biggest brains behind the programming of the whole setup. The guys a genius who has devised himself the ultimate in passive incomes - without getting into the legalities of it all.
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Then we need to change our methods here with our UPS and USPS services. We need to open EVERY LETTER EVER SENT EVER in order to make sure nobody is mailing their mothers and daughters a wee bit of ANTHRAX!!!

THIS!!! lol.

LET KIM.COM WALK!!!!!!
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There is legal precedence that protects him. The case stated between viacom and youtube that protected youtube with DCMA should prove useful. Piracy is not good, but what the MPAA and the FBI have done is much, much worse.

An afterthought: What happens to all the digital property that was not copyrighted or posted by the copyright holder? I mean there have to be a few people who used it as storage, backup or legitimate hosting. Those assets have now been seized too. "Your homeowners association did nothing to stop the prostitution next door. Your house has been seized."
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there are no more terrorists or child rapists in the world, giving the FBI enough free time to kiss the a$$ of the music and movie industry
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Manly tears.

I wish him all the best, and would do anything in my power to help. I'd hate to be in his position.
    
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He knew from the get-go it would end up being a piracy haven. I don't think he thought it would be the biggest site in the US for piracy though. Why would this guy support piracy? He's got millions to spend. I think he can afford that 11.99 CD. I also think John was making an ass of himself. I smelt implied accusations towards Kim and he was getting defensive.
Here's what I think, piracy was of no concern to Kim. He had other things to do than worry about 14 year old girls downloading Beiber's crap. Do I feel MU was a massive place for pirated material? Of course. Was that his intent? Nope, but he knew it would rake in extra cash. Is he guilty? Sure, but so are the rest of the file hosts then. Sidenote, last I was reading if you owned something like "totallyawesomenewmovie.avi" which infact is the whole audio and video track, it was infringed. So tell me, how is "totallyawesomemovie.avi.rar.part1" the actual infringed material? If ".rar.part1" is infringement, then the user should be held accountable...? Oh wait too many users to sift through, take the easier hit instead. Gotchya.
I think the man is a mad bro, bro.

Why do you make us such speech ?

I'd suggest you to read the interview instead and especially the part where he says that the majors had direct access to their servers.
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