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Originally Posted by DontPassTheFence View Post
Torrents are completely legitimate. Sometimes.

FREE AND PRIVATE FILESHARING FOR THE MASSES

YOU CANT HOLD US DOWN
exactly, i use torrents for linux distros... so if they started blocking torrent sites I would be extremely mad. when people are speeding on the highway, do you shut it down? no you ticket the individual people who are breaking the law.
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That's why I use Mininova only, since they don't log user IPs to bigin with, there's nothing to turn over if they get sued.
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exactly, i use torrents for linux distros... so if they started blocking torrent sites I would be extremely mad. when people are speeding on the highway, do you shut it down? no you ticket the individual people who are breaking the law.
Imagine if everyone on that highway was going 95 in a 55, except for 3-4 people...

No matter how many tickets or signs they put up or how many cops are out there the amount of drivers at 95 > 50-60 cops...

So what then? Shut down the road? People will be taking a detour, but now those 3-4 will be pist cause they did nothing wrong and will start to speed...

That's what torrents are like, especially the illegals ones. It's a sad truth but there is NO stopping it. Just deal with it by creating just prices, and sell to the consumer. Companies have to buy us, we don't need to beg them.

Anyway, torrent spy is great. I go there for any freeware and large files even patches for games...
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i doubt any site could be blocked my the US gov't because the people wouldn't put up with it. even if people don't agree with the site, they definitely wouldn't let the gov't start to sensor your information. if they sensor that then they could sensor anything that they deem to be illegal to be blocked then we would be just like china...
I believe there are states that censor their internet. Kentucky sounds like one of them...I forget though which one I know...

Don't be so quick to assume...the government doesn't give a **** about you guys.

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That's why I use Mininova only, since they don't log user IPs to bigin with, there's nothing to turn over if they get sued.
Neither does Torrentspy. They want them to START tracking us.
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I believe there are states that censor their internet. Kentucky sounds like one of them...I forget though which one I know...

Don't be so quick to assume...the government doesn't give a **** about you guys.



Neither does Torrentspy. They want them to START tracking us.
Actually Torrentspy tracks data for statistics (probably ads and such) but they never KEEP the info in detail.
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They can't get American users because they don't know who to get because Torrentspy isn't allowing the MPAA to log the user's ip addresses.
Ha, take that MPAA, whatca going to do, sue some guy in Finland ?
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Ha, take that MPAA, whatca going to do, sue some guy in Finland ?
Netherlands..

I feel like moving to Russia.. Not just for piracy but because I like their government. It's REAL and in CHARGE but not like I'm taking all your crap.. Well kind of.
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Meh. Just don't download stuff, and the problem is solved.
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I hope they know there are like tons of sites like that. Once they get torrentspy everyone will just go to a different one...I use btmon because it alway7s seems to have more seeds
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peer guardian =]
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