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honestly we have all seen what happens when you piss off the internet minions, ive got no doubts in my mind that some group like anon would launch an attack for it

plus if it come down to a big protest (which would happen) if they really try and keep it in place then it wouldnt take much to push it over the edge into something bad, all it'd take is some bad influences to push the overwhelming number of young people who would be there over the edge and **** would hit the fan

but also if this was put in place make no mistake the goverment will change during the next election no mater how bad the opposition leader is!
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post #52 of 110
But then where would I get my House fix?

But seriously, banning any technology is far too thoughtless and primitive. Ban the source of the pirated material of course but not the medium through which it is delivered.
post #53 of 110
LMAO!

All I can say is good luck! I am sure ISPs trialing this are going to leave a little opening big enough for the BT traffic to flow. Just to prove them wrong .
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attacking someones spelling simply because they used 1 word wrong.... just to support your argument, lame
It wasn't intended to support my argument in any way or form.

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we are not getting personal with this argument deal with facts, not spelling my spelling is actually rather good - just not the best, no one is good at everything
Awesomeness. Let's go on then.

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i have no problem with Open Source software, my overall point was that they use HTTP as a method, yes its expensive, but the most popular distros use it, Ubuntu, and most open source software is hosted at sourceforge.net
i even use some open source software like VLC and do like Linux
Firstly, yes Ubuntu does use it. Thenagain, UBUNTU IS FINANCIALLY BACKED UP BY A CORPORATION (by Canonical inc. to be specific), so of course they have the funds to do so. And I think saying most OSS is hosted in sourceforge is a little over-generalized - and even they can't handle even close to all the OSS out there. There's no way in heck SF could be able of hosting all the OSS that's been previously handled by Torrents.

EDIT: Also, if I recall correctly there was a notice displayed on Ubuntu website asking users to use torrents rather than the HTTP server in order to reduce stress (assuming financial) on Ubuntu supporters.
Edited by bomfunk - 12/23/08 at 4:27am
post #55 of 110
Australia's net is getting worse by the day...

There's really no reason to do this... usually, an ISP will justify BitTorrent blocking by saying it uses up a lot of bandwidth... but in this case Australian ISPs already have insanely miniature bandwidth caps, which once you cross, your connection gets throttled down to the speed of a turtle with an elephant on its back for the rest of the month.
Edited by Coma - 12/23/08 at 4:29am
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Is it just me or does this kind of remind anyone of Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty? gonna be using that sucker to actively scan all in and out bound info and stop anything they don't like....kind of bastardly i think..let the ppl decide what they want not what the government thinks we should or shouldn't be able to do on the internet....if they get sued its there fault for doing it not the whole country...
 
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so, like are they going to ban TV soon? Cause you know people can record whats in the TV and distribute it by hand, so rather than ban recording, following their lead, TV should be banned

or is it, people hands should be banned, as thats the medium that its transferred?
Oh thats the answer, take everyone out side and cut their hands off, problem fixed, perfect

Ahh this is all so sily, honestly i just can't fathom some peoples mentaility, probably one fat slob of a politician came up with this (most likely someone old who fears technology and change and see's this as a way to go back to the days of the telegraph and the wire). How can it possibly happen, when did we become a dictatorship? The public, really does not have any direct say and no one is willing to protest in a big obvious way (60's/70's anyone?), small protests and petitions and even big long official reports on how this technology does not work and will slow australia's internet upwards of 80% and such are completely ignored like their fake and its stupid, the rest of the bloody planet is shouting out saying your a bloody idiot but their just powering on through, against the wishes of probably the majority of the australian internet users bar those few mummies and daddies who can't stand up and tell their kids no (ie, get off the damn computer and get outside into the sun and get dirty) or too computer-illiterate to install a net filter (or, phone-illiterate also it seems, as they don't seem to be able to phone someone to get it done for them, wait, did the government ban the phone already?)

Pirates will always be hard to shut down, blocking half the damn internet will not stop them and will only serve to annoy and i bet the ISP's and telco's will come out in force once their profits start declining rapidly

and if all else fails, at least we can rest assured that in a few years, this joke of a government will be out on their arse for sure (seriously what did anyone expect to happen, last time labor were in power they drove the country into the ground, lost all our money, threw in a stack of random stupid things like this "net filter" in and left the country in a state of disarray so to speak, and it was bound to happen this time seeing as half the people who were around then, are around now, in the same positions of power and the labor mentaility is exactly the same as always, rudd is a front man thats all he is, and being the bubble head toy that he is, its quite a fitting position for him
Edited by ShadoX - 12/23/08 at 4:55am
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Didnt they already try to filter all porn too?
This proves it. The Australian government are not human.
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I would say most bittorrent traffic is of the illegal nature. Maybe they could open specific ports that only allow traffic from Blizzard or other legitmate companies that use bittorrent through. Banning one option will create 5 more. It's sad but people just love free stuff even if its illegal.
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Hopefully BitTorrent will fight back by adding encryption and other methods to evade the filtering. I think the war should be fought on the tech side, not in courtrooms.
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