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I really don't know what to think on this matter. I loved Megaupload because it allowed me the chance to "grab" lots of "legal" data. On the other hand, this Kim guy seems kinda shady. So, whilst I support megaupload, I can't help but think this guy is up to no good. Has this been proven? I don't know, but I also don't have the time to follow the case as it flows.

Hence, my end thought, even if he is an online celeb, If he broke the law, then jail him. If he didn't then let the matter go.
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We're still bent over the chair with no lube.
I can't tell you how much it frustrates me that I give up soo many personal liberties in the name of "patriotism".
There are two things that get in the way of intelligence over here, a certain thing that I can't mention and patriots.

Sorry to hear. In the U.S., being "patriotic" is usually synonymous with being a martyr to the legal system (maybe that's why Dotcom's something of a hero?). That or killing people.
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Hmmmm it's so bittersweet. I want to see services like megaupload succeed but I don't want to see a tub of lard garbage like kim "dotcom" at the helm.

So a 'tub of lard' can't operate a popular file sharing site? I don't understand your logic whatsoever.
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Check me!I use Bing map to GPS my way around!if GPS have trouble finding what I need,I see the map sending me to Asia then come back quick (all this happen in about 1.5 to 2.5 second ,where the Eck is my data going ,not to ms that's for sure,looks to be Africa or Korea ,not sure since satellite jump there and back ,like its asking for a confirmation.i am pretty sure this is a hack or such implemented in one of the component they use for the Nokia 710
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So a 'tub of lard' can't operate a popular file sharing site? I don't understand your logic whatsoever.

He's just jelly.
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Just to shed a little light on the government and how they are ALSO BREAKING THE LAW in this who situation.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aw6ZG8-VK3o&feature=g-u-u

Yeahhhhhh hiring non partial judges on the federal level actually falls under the DOJs jurisdiction. They are breaking their own laws.

Look, here is the reality of things. Artists, software makers, who ever else that you can pirate stuff from all need to eat. I am sure that they would also like to live in a home and possibly support what ever family they have. That is why I believe that media should not be 100% free and that pirating at it very core is bad.

However, things like what the DOJ tries to do is simply stupid. It is not going to work, and quite frankly, if they want to take him to court, he will become a martyr if he already isn't one.

It is almost like the sand in the hand paradox. The harder the government tries to prevent file sharing, the more legal it will become because people will just start routing their IP address to a country where it IS legal to torrent or what have you, and simply avoid the laws altogether.

Plus, Mega upload did illegal things, but it wasn't designed to be an illegal site. I honestly have no freaking clue why the government tried to go after mega upload so hard when pirate bay does a lot worse than them, and they have barely been effected.

Again, I am not condoning pirating, but I am pissed off about how ass-backwards the government is handling things.
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He's just jelly.

Jammed, actually.
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Just to shed a little light on the government and how they are ALSO BREAKING THE LAW in this who situation.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aw6ZG8-VK3o&feature=g-u-u
Yeahhhhhh hiring non partial judges on the federal level actually falls under the DOJs jurisdiction. They are breaking their own laws.
Look, here is the reality of things. Artists, software makers, who ever else that you can pirate stuff from all need to eat. I am sure that they would also like to live in a home and possibly support what ever family they have. That is why I believe that media should not be 100% free and that pirating at it very core is bad.
However, things like what the DOJ tries to do is simply stupid. It is not going to work, and quite frankly, if they want to take him to court, he will become a martyr if he already isn't one.
It is almost like the sand in the hand paradox. The harder the government tries to prevent file sharing, the more legal it will become because people will just start routing their IP address to a country where it IS legal to torrent or what have you, and simply avoid the laws altogether.
Plus, Mega upload did illegal things, but it wasn't designed to be an illegal site. I honestly have no freaking clue why the government tried to go after mega upload so hard when pirate bay does a lot worse than them, and they have barely been effected.
Again, I am not condoning pirating, but I am pissed off about how ass-backwards the government is handling things.

HEY LOOK IT"S A TERRORIST PIRATE!

GET YOUR PITCHFORKS OUT!

GET HIM!!!!

Heh. Yup. But it's the gov'ment. Why do they have to follow silly things like laws?
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ITT: government apologists.
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ITT?

It's one of the few illusive 'net acronyms.

What's it mean?
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same people who raided his house with armed swat+heli because they thought he had an black box that destroys the internet ?


Got dumber just saying that.
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