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Originally Posted by Sir Amik Vase View Post

Going by plusnet's adverts they seem like a down to earth company who might actually keep allowing access to these sites until the government gives them a slap on the wrist.

Anywho, I wonder why people in this country even need to pirate. All the dregs and scumbags in our society get given god knows how much money by the government to spend on luxuries they don't deserve. Don't work? here, have sky TV a nice 55" TV to go along with it and oh don't forget your 3 bed semi that you don't pay a penny for!
Stupid country, stupid citizens, stupid government.
/rage

Guess you watched that Skint show on channel 4 as well......... talk about rage inducing

PlusNet is a good provider currently pay £25 a month for phone and broadband and unlimited is genuinely unlimited
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post #12 of 31
Isnt this old?

And on a side note ha isnt monova legal only nowdays lols xD
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Funny how no organizations or gov's go after one of the biggest copyright infringement sites on the net. It's also one of the most used sites on the net as well.

Youtube.

But hey, Youtube complies with takedown requests that are legit and tries to control content, extremely poorly though as there will always be millions and millions of infringing content available... But they try, so they get a free pass? Oh wait, lots of these torrent sites do pretty much the same, yet they are pure EVIL!!!

Sigh...
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Lets face it 90% of Britain has no idea what the government is dictating in relation to anything until something stops working or they get arrested for doing something that should be a basic freedom. We've become a nation locked in an apathetic suicidal bliss led by a bunch of clowns that actually have no idea of the real world as they pass from their expensive school to elite university to (parentaly funded) political internship before being parachuted in to a safe parliamentary seat and voted in by a bunch of people who would vote in a Donkey wearing a Tiara if the correct party endorsed it.

 

lachen.gif

 

That sums this country up perfectly.

 

 

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Originally Posted by Fuell View Post

Funny how no organizations or gov's go after one of the biggest copyright infringement sites on the net. It's also one of the most used sites on the net as well.

Youtube.

But hey, Youtube complies with takedown requests that are legit and tries to control content, extremely poorly though as there will always be millions and millions of infringing content available... But they try, so they get a free pass? Oh wait, lots of these torrent sites do pretty much the same, yet they are pure EVIL!!!

Sigh...

 

It's funnier because you can very easily download music and video material from Youtube with free software.


Edited by Lifeshield - 5/21/13 at 10:45am
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Originally Posted by WR6133 View Post

Lets face it 90% of Britain has no idea what the government is dictating in relation to anything until something stops working or they get arrested for doing something that should be a basic freedom. We've become a nation locked in an apathetic suicidal bliss led by a bunch of clowns that actually have no idea of the real world as they pass from their expensive school to elite university to (parentaly funded) political internship before being parachuted in to a safe parliamentary seat and voted in by a bunch of people who would vote in a Donkey wearing a Tiara if the correct party endorsed it.

+ this

even i know this to be true with my sheltered life wink.gif
post #16 of 31
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Originally Posted by Fuell View Post

Funny how no organizations or gov's go after one of the biggest copyright infringement sites on the net. It's also one of the most used sites on the net as well.

Youtube.

But hey, Youtube complies with takedown requests that are legit and tries to control content, extremely poorly though as there will always be millions and millions of infringing content available... But they try, so they get a free pass? Oh wait, lots of these torrent sites do pretty much the same, yet they are pure EVIL!!!

Sigh...

Torrents are obviously a much larger threat to the economy blurgh blurgh THIEVERY blurgh blurgh damage profits blurgh blurgh...

No but yea Youtube gets to stay because average joe likes it a lot more because it has the word "you" in the title instead of "pirate" and you can just push play and not mess around with archives so it's "too big to fail" and you'll catch a case of viral child porn if you torrent blurgh blurgh...

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Had never even heard of the sites before this was mentioned. And ISP blocks in the uk are pathetic.
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post #18 of 31
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Anywho, I wonder why people in this country even need to pirate. All the dregs and scumbags in our society get given god knows how much money by the government to spend on luxuries they don't deserve. Don't work? here, have sky TV a nice 55" TV to go along with it and oh don't forget your 3 bed semi that you don't pay a penny for!
Stupid country, stupid citizens, stupid government.
/rage

As someone that spends the vast majority of my day taking money from those dregs and scum bags, I can assure you it is not always as bad as the media makes out.

I know quite a few clients that have lost their jobs, and subsequently been refused benefits.

Some of them are terrible people. Not to mention thieving, lying arsholes, but its not as common as you think.
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As someone that spends the vast majority of my day taking money from those dregs and scum bags, I can assure you it is not always as bad as the media makes out.

As the State doesn't take their money I will assume you are a crack dealer biggrin.gif
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I know quite a few clients that have lost their jobs, and subsequently been refused benefits.

Even if you lose your job there is still work out there.
Sure its not glorious and won't be netting you £30k+ a year but you'll have enough to get by on whilst you find a new job, you don't need to steal from the rest of us.
But I'd rather it go to honest people like that who actually work than the lying thieving scum.
I get too emotional about this, sorry...
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