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if it hasn't been posted yet check this out :d
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Torrent still win.
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post #63 of 88
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This is stupid, trying to downplay internet piracy with financial comparisons to the oil spill. That's like saying since Bob owes Jim $100, but Ray burned Bill's $200,000 house down that Jim should forget the money owed him.
Don't even try, man. Piracy is so vehemently defended on this board you would think that most of the people here didn't have jobs an- wait a minute...
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I've been searching high and and low for about an hour for an RIAA e-mail contact address. Take a guess at what I haven't found.

So the RIAA is demanding names, SSNs, addresses, ect. left right and center from ISPs, but us commoners cannot speak to them. Hmmm...
post #65 of 88
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Originally Posted by Limes View Post
Person downloads Limewire, Person gets a virus, person takes PC to local repair shop, Person gets PC fixed, Shop gets money, more money = good business, good business = +economy.

Simple enough for you?
LOL, ok at least that makes more sense than the original post. Although I don't necessarily agree that it has any substantial impact on the economy. Especially to claim that the economy would collapse without people taking there computers to the local shop.
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It's not fair that people who keep to themselves in their own homes, downloading music/movies in a non-violent way with permission of the person giving the music to them, are lumped in the same category as a violent criminal who with FORCE steals what belongs to someone else and would rape, maim, torture, and kill in the process.
Edited by aweir - 6/8/10 at 11:11pm
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It's not fair that people who keep to themselves in their own homes, downloading music/movies in a non-violent way with permission of the person giving the music to them, are lumped in the same category as a violent criminal who with FORCE steals what belongs to someone else and would rape, maim, torture, and kill in the process.
See http://www.overclock.net/9622186-post41.html

Not exactly the same thing, but you get the idea..
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post #68 of 88
hey, bp is giving oil away
limewire on the other hand, those dastardly deviants, they were downloading digital copies :O
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post #69 of 88
Post #16 pretty much sums it up.

Exaggeration ftl.
post #70 of 88
Another reason why there is no hope left for humanity.
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