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don't see what you guys are so upset over. that website was a haven for illegal files. did some people have legit files on it? probably, sure. was it mostly used for illegal uploads etc? probably.
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Originally Posted by illli View Post

don't see what you guys are so upset over. that website was a haven for illegal files. did some people have legit files on it? probably, sure. was it mostly used for illegal uploads etc? probably.

?

Is it okay for hand down the punishment without a trial? That is exactly the case here, guilty even before the trial.
Edited by trumpet-205 - 4/20/12 at 11:01pm
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He made millions upon millions and was living in the lap of luxury. He'll be fine.
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Guilty until proven innocent................. things have changed.

I have experienced this first hand in our justice system. It sucks. I lost faith in humanity during that process.
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don't see what you guys are so upset over. that website was a haven for illegal files. did some people have legit files on it? probably, sure. was it mostly used for illegal uploads etc? probably.

Bars/pubs are havens for illicit things, should they be outlawed and their patrons.....


oh wait...
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He made millions upon millions and was living in the lap of luxury. He'll be fine.

I'm not worried about dotcom, more worried about the 220 people who lost jobs and how this triall or non-trial could set precedent for cases like this in the future. smile.gif
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This is outrageous. I hope so much he sues. This is scary, too. Because actions like these are exactly what sparks enough rage in certain groups to commit real acts of violence. Civil unrest and the like.
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This is scary, too. Because actions like these are exactly what sparks enough rage in certain groups to commit real acts of violence. Civil unrest and the like.

Nah...that only happens if you ruin the ending of a game. smile.gif
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If Judge O’Grady is to be believed all this damage could very well have been for nothing because the authorities simply can’t serve foreign companies. This could lead one to wonder whether the whole setup was to simply destroy Mega’s businesses.

I was always wondering how the heck the US could think about pressing charges against someone who is not even a US citizen on a company that isn't even a US company.

I mean... how can you be held accountable to US law if you aren't even a citizen, doesn't even make sense.
post #18 of 31
RIAA/MPAA were trying to send Dotcom a message for his Megabox music service. They sent the police to frisk and rough him up. wink.gif

Should people be more afraid of the organized crime and mafias or the recording industry?
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I was always wondering how the heck the US could think about pressing charges against someone who is not even a US citizen on a company that isn't even a US company.
I mean... how can you be held accountable to US law if you aren't even a citizen, doesn't even make sense.

Ask Richard O’Dwyer (he is the student from England being extradited to the US over copyright violation charges).
 
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RIAA/MPAA were trying to send Dotcom a message for his Megabox music service. They sent the police to frisk and rough him up. wink.gif

Should people be more afraid of the organized crime and mafias or the recording industry?

Kinda this.

Problem is, he could sue the US back and maybe win some nice cashola in the process. But we are the ones hurt from it. Its the specific individuals that caused it, i.e. higher ups that got paid, and the ones who payed them. That is what needs to be looked into. Corruption has to start somewhere, now find it.
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