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What an absolute joke.

This is what our courts are clogged up with..............
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You know if they really want to stop piracy they should come up with reasonable fines. Fines that go to court district you broke the law in. Then prosecute anyone and everyone they can catch. If you were guaranteed to get a say $2000 general file sharing fine - no matter how much or little you did it - I bet piracy would drop off immediately and significantly.
 
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I want to tell you guys something very funny about my country: Australia.

Both the New South Wales police force AND the South Australian police force have been found to have committed copy write infringement.
Great example thumb.gif
Never heard of anyone getting in trouble for pirating here, I mean how could the police arrest citizens for something that they themselves do?

I'll add this as reason 78695 why I am happy not to live in the US. rolleyes.gif
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Somehow I don't think that ruining someones life is appropriate for filesharing/piracy/copyright infringement. But then we have the opposite end of the spectrum where the Norway guy who killed 69 people gets 21yrs in prison and a book deal and fame.

I think this is a deeper issue where the value of human life is too low and the value of money is too high.
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The blocklists for PeerBlock isn't updated quickly enough to be effective. VPN is the only way to go if you use P2P.

one of many, should use more than a vpn if you're serious.
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You know if they really want to stop piracy they should come up with reasonable fines. Fines that go to court district you broke the law in. Then prosecute anyone and everyone they can catch. If you were guaranteed to get a say $2000 general file sharing fine - no matter how much or little you did it - I bet piracy would drop off immediately and significantly.

In a way I can agree with this. If there were some kind of consistent standard for the punishment for this sort of thing, I think there would be more lessons learned and less avengeful acts in general. Whether it simply be continuing acts of common piracy or full-fledged cyber attacks of some sort.
Look at it this way.. Do you see federal buildings being blown up on a regular basis because of typical felony convictions?
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Somehow I don't think that ruining someones life is appropriate for filesharing/piracy/copyright infringement. But then we have the opposite end of the spectrum where the Norway guy who killed 69 people gets 21yrs in prison and a book deal and fame.
I think this is a deeper issue where the value of human life is too low and the value of money is too high.

It's suggested that he'll never come out. Still he looks like kid against that super villain who stole all those songs!
I wonder if they already are able to force him to work as janitor in their studio, without pay or any social benefits and for the rest of his life.
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BAcking up the oatmeal comic.

I was in FYE the other day, $15.99 for a CD, no thanks.

Also, if it was possible to buy direct from the artist I would in a heartbeat.

Backing up a few record labels like Hospital (DnB) and Viper (Electronic), they aren't too insane. $9.99 will get you a 25-40 compilation.
 
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