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Thank you, you put that so much more nicely than I could/would have.
 
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[*] Those complaining about "wasted" tax dollars as it has to be paid by "our taxes" fail to realize the entire country operates on taxes. Where else would it come from? Magical unicorn farts?
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The country doesn't operate on your tax dollars or personal income tax. It operates on the tax dollars of corporations and businesses. Therefore where does your tax dollars go? Probably in the pocket of some corrupt politician.. Merry christmas! biggrin.gif
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wow.... that's more surprising news than I thought..

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Funny how I've been warned for insinuating torrenting never mind talking about it, yet this thread is good to go. Torrenting is not illegal but I guess the mods feel the need to censor and over-police.

Dat admin tho
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Funny how I've been warned for insinuating torrenting never mind talking about it, yet this thread is good to go. Torrenting is not illegal but I guess the mods feel the need to censor and over-police.

Dat admin tho

Well, if you could explain how torrenting is even remotely related to the topic at hand you might have a case. Unless your insinuating that torrenting is somehow related to pirating software in which case I don' think you are accomplishing what you want to here.

Some one just dropped the ball. This application sounds like it might be a rather minor install and it probably just got stuck on a system image that was used over and over. It might not have even been used all the 9000 devices it was installed on...no way to know from the information given since it just says that it was used on "many" devices without a license. It likely was just an oversight and a few people found the software installed on their machines and started to use it because it was there. How a deep government conspiracy is more probable to some people than some army poge making a mistake is beyond me.
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Funny how I've been warned for insinuating torrenting never mind talking about it, yet this thread is good to go. Torrenting is not illegal but I guess the mods feel the need to censor and over-police.

Dat admin tho

Well, if you could explain how torrenting is even remotely related to the topic at hand you might have a case. Unless your insinuating that torrenting is somehow related to pirating software in which case I don' think you are accomplishing what you want to here.

Some one just dropped the ball. This application sounds like it might be a rather minor install and it probably just got stuck on a system image that was used over and over. It might not have even been used all the 9000 devices it was installed on...no way to know from the information given since it just says that it was used on "many" devices without a license. It likely was just an oversight and a few people found the software installed on their machines and started to use it because it was there. How a deep government conspiracy is more probable to some people than some army poge making a mistake is beyond me.

POG (person other than grunt) not poge let's keep our derogatory terms correct smile.gif


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Well, if you could explain how torrenting is even remotely related to the topic at hand you might have a case. Unless your insinuating that torrenting is somehow related to pirating software in which case I don' think you are accomplishing what you want to here.

Some one just dropped the ball. This application sounds like it might be a rather minor install and it probably just got stuck on a system image that was used over and over. It might not have even been used all the 9000 devices it was installed on...no way to know from the information given since it just says that it was used on "many" devices without a license. It likely was just an oversight and a few people found the software installed on their machines and started to use it because it was there. How a deep government conspiracy is more probable to some people than some army poge making a mistake is beyond me.

See that's the thing. I talked about torrenting and receiving stuff for free. (got a WIN7 license off craigslist for free) and my post was deleted and I got a warning for "discussing piracy" There are infact many legal ways to receive things for free, windows 7 OS is one of those things.

NOW! What I did was completely well within the guidelines of this site, HOWEVER the mod over analyzed the situation and acted irrational. He linked Torrent, free and pircay together. EVEN THOUGH true piracy is copying, not stealing.
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it's shocking to learn this. I don't know if I should believe.

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How a deep government conspiracy is more probable to some people than some army poge making a mistake is beyond me.

People not trusting the government is beyond you? Yeah, I guess they don't tell you too much on fox news huh.

"deep government conspiracy " Got to love that murican patriot mindset! thumb.gif

The entire "Conspiracy nuts this, conspiracy tin foils hats that" mentality is old, there is no room for that in today's society.
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Funny how I've been warned for insinuating torrenting never mind talking about it, yet this thread is good to go. Torrenting is not illegal but I guess the mods feel the need to censor and over-police.

Dat admin tho

I don't see "torrenting" anywhere in the title. Piracy is not torrenting..the fact that you even assume they are related shows your train of thought
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