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No! If you can't grasp the difference between providing a medium to obtian files illegally and giving you information regarding such files then you have no business in this part of the discussion.
Wrong. I have gotten direct links on google.

Besides, even if you were right, what's the difference? An extra click. Wow big deal. Double clocik to violate copyrights instead of one click.

Movies suck anyway. Why are people downloading them?
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post #42 of 86
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No! If you can't grasp the difference between providing a medium to obtian files illegally and giving you information regarding such files then you have no business in this part of the discussion.
Better start throwing gun shop owners in jail; after all, they are providing a medium to do illegal activities with.
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I hope someone slips on your sidewalk and sues you for $500,000. Damn good thing, eh?
Slipping on a side walk is not illegal. Please don't bash him for having morals, that's just arrogant! Show some respect!

I too am glad of this, just another million sites to bring down now!

I don't mind the sites staying open if they only allow 'legal' content to be ported through, but they don't care if people upload illegal content. So be it, off with your heads!

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Google had Torrentspy search able, just like Torrentspy had torrents search able.
If you consider this the justice of the system the Google is just as guilty as Torrentspy.
So TorrentSpy couldn't simply manage the content going through their site?That's their own fault if they can't keep illegal content from flowing through their site.

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Thats a rather hefty fine. A little over the top I think,
Not at all, they have most probably supported piracy worth more than that. They got off lightly.
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post #45 of 86
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Wrong. I have gotten direct links on google.

Besides, even if you were right, what's the difference? An extra click. Wow big deal. Double clocik to violate copyrights instead of one click.

Movies suck anyway. Why are people downloading them?
Oh, so a Google server hosted the file you downloaded, then, or acted as a medium through which you directly got the file? No? Didn't think so. But this isn't about things like search engines getting into trouble. This is about TorrentSpy. Trying to drag in other companies has absolutely no bearing on TorrentSpy's guilt.

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Better start throwing gun shop owners in jail; after all, they are providing a medium to do illegal activities with.
What's with the bad analogies? Bringing in other situations to try to draw a parallel is a desparate ploy to try to justify being a thief.
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"That's their own fault for not managing illegal thing on their own site"

Wrong. They are not responsible for such actions any more than the FAA is responsible for terrorists hijacking an airplane that conforms to FAA standards.
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They aren't gonna go away. Torrenting is perfect, you can't stop it .
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Oh, so a Google server hosted the file you downloaded, then, or acted as a medium through which you directly got the file? No? Didn't think so. But this isn't about things like search engines getting into trouble. This is about TorrentSpy. Trying to drag in other companies has absolutely no bearing on TorrentSpy's guilt.

What's with the bad analogies? Bringing in other situations to try to draw a parallel is a desparate ploy to try to justify being a thief.
Torrent spy does not host anything. Moot point.
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"That's their own fault for not managing illegal thing on their own site"

Wrong. They are not responsible for such actions any more than the FAA is responsible for terrorists hijacking an airplane that conforms to FAA standards.
It's called accessory to a crime at the very least.

I don't know why you are all defending them! Even if it means bringing down sites that are 'legal' to prevent 'illegal' activity then so be it.

The simple fact is, that site caters to illegal activity 99% of the time. If they only allowed legal content, then we wouldn't have a problem would we?

And please don't say i'm wrong. Obviously ai am right because they just got fined $111m which clearly makes your point moot!
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No! If you can't grasp the difference between providing a medium to obtian files illegally and giving you information regarding such files then you have no business in this part of the discussion.
Which is exactly what a Torrent site is.

The server simply tells the peers to where to get the file from. It does not give it directly.
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