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Well i dont think it will ever stop. You cant stop filesharing. The Internet Network is too large.
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I go see movies when they come out (i love the whole experience) and I buy music albums that I like. However, I feel bad renting a movie to watch alone (my friends and I never agree on a choice) for $5+ at Blockbuster. Blockbuster also put my dad out of the video rental business, so I hate encouraging them. However they're the only ones in my town.

I torrent what I think is unreasonable. I love PC games, but at $50+ tax each, that's $57.50 to $70 for a game each (15% sales tax in Quebec). It's kind of ridiculous, even considering minimum wage is $7.60.

Hence, I just buy the games after I play them alot OR if I really,really want it.

Edit: Then again it's not illegal in Canada Another reason why we own
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me downloading music and such for free, doesnt actually lose them any money. now before you think wth am i on about, let me explain.

if i couldnt download music and other stuff for free, i wouldnt actually go out and buy it because i dont have the money for a new game or a load of cd's every month. because i download it and dont buy it they dont get the money either way. so im actually doing no harm in my opinion.

however we all know piracy is wrong mmmkay
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me downloading music and such for free, doesnt actually lose them any money. now before you think wth am i on about, let me explain.

if i couldnt download music and other stuff for free, i wouldnt actually go out and buy it because i dont have the money for a new game or a load of cd's every month. because i download it and dont buy it they dont get the money either way. so im actually doing no harm in my opinion.

however we all know piracy is wrong mmmkay
Your logic amazes me .
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Your logic amazes me .
why thank you... it amazes everyone. i can confuse anyone, including myself
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Originally Posted by Fusion Racing
me downloading music and such for free, doesnt actually lose them any money. now before you think wth am i on about, let me explain.

if i couldnt download music and other stuff for free, i wouldnt actually go out and buy it because i dont have the money for a new game or a load of cd's every month. because i download it and dont buy it they dont get the money either way. so im actually doing no harm in my opinion.

however we all know piracy is wrong mmmkay
I strangely remember somebody telling you that... Dont know who. Think its the person making this post!
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I strangely remember somebody telling you that... Dont know who. Think its the person making this post!
could be.... its a good idea
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The only reason i download is to get particular songs from albums etc, i've bought to many albums and did'nt like 10 out of 12 songs on it, i don't bother with movies/games etc as they take to long
    
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Originally Posted by Fusion Racing
me downloading music and such for free, doesnt actually lose them any money. now before you think wth am i on about, let me explain.

if i couldnt download music and other stuff for free, i wouldnt actually go out and buy it because i dont have the money for a new game or a load of cd's every month. because i download it and dont buy it they dont get the money either way. so im actually doing no harm in my opinion.

however we all know piracy is wrong mmmkay
Completely agreed, though I bet some of the 13k people downloading a thing I'm looking at can afford it.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cokker
The only reason i download is to get particular songs from albums etc, i've bought to many albums and did'nt like 10 out of 12 songs on it, i don't bother with movies/games etc as they take to long
yes id have to agree, 3-4GB of downloading takes a while on my craptacular broadband

*note you didnt just read that^^*

quite funny though how he hardly got any punishment for it. a $3000 fine and 10 months of prison/house arrest isnt that bad, i thought it would have been alot worse
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