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I'm glad the slightly misleading title grabbed my attention, good viewing! smile.gif
post #32 of 48
Video is ful' of, with the lack of a better word, win.
    
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In my opinion, services like spotify are the future, but the whole idea is, give music away for free. If you put it out there people will still buy it, if they want to make a cd of it or take it on a road trip. But after you listen to yor favorite songs 20 times, what are you really going to just forget it? Same with movies. I saw Scarface for free the first time, and I spent 13$ to see it in theatres during its re-release and I'd spend another 30 on a Blu ray(if I had a player or an HDTV) but... The way I see it is it's so easy for anyone to just try getting it for free, you now have to complete at a different level.

RIA/MPAA WILL NEVER DO THIS.
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i saw $88 dollars
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This is the war between the information age and the old and dieing entertainment industry.

They must learn to conform to the new age if they wish to survive.

Either we end up with an open and free internet
or we will see more Draconian enforcement of copy write laws

Btw what song cant you find on youtube?

Only way to stop that is to limit what users can and cant upload, force isps to monitor their users, blacklist sites and on and on......

What about those kids in africa that want to learn Photoshop and Dreamweaver but cant afford it.

Information should be free, plain and simple.

I can totally understand enforcing copy write on big business etc....

But attacking some guy downloading from his house does not do much but hurt everyone else.
Edited by finalturismo - 3/18/12 at 11:41am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by finalturismo View Post

This is the war between the information age and the old and dieing entertainment industry.
They must learn to conform to the new age if they wish to survive.
Either we end up with an open and free internet
or we will see more Draconian enforcement of copy write laws
Btw what song cant you find on youtube?
Only way to stop that is to limit what users can and cant upload, force isps to monitor their users, blacklist sites and on and on......
What about those kids in africa that want to learn Photoshop and Dreamweaver but cant afford it.
Information should be free, plain and simple.
I can totally understand enforcing copy write on big business etc....
But attacking some guy downloading from his house does not do much but hurt everyone else.

This isn't about whether pirating is right or wrong. It's about the people complaining about piracy getting "facts" out of thin air.
    
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This isn't about whether pirating is right or wrong. It's about the people complaining about piracy getting "facts" out of thin air.

Yeah...I'm sure Gabe Newell and Valve have enough data to show companies that piracy isn't a problem when you provide better service and good pricing strategies (from what I recall it showed that even with steep discounts the volume of sales still generated profits better than a higher price).
     
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well that seems like what kim dotcom planned... we all know the end result!
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This guy using copyright maths reminds me a bit of Jon Stewart using Glenn Beck logic to prove things that make no sense at all biggrin.gif
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Brilliant.

 

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