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This may be the first war the French are going to win...



... Or not.
No, they won the French Revolution, but only because it was French vs. French
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Umm, them poor people with unsecured wireless better hope no one is filesharing on their bandwith..
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I don't like the 3 strikes law but I like to see people cracking down on pirating. Its out of hand.
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Are you serious?
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Got to love all the hate for us French when the USA would still be a British colony if it wasn't for us. And yeah France won a lot more war than the US ever did.
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No, they won the French Revolution, but only because it was French vs. French
And even then they only did a half ass job. *ba dum psh*
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Lulz.
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This is why i dont like the french, just downloading what we see on tv for free anyway,

Plus they eat snails ***
Edited by amd-dude - 9/22/10 at 7:48am
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I'm wondering when the US will employ something like this.
When the 'privacy' part of the constitution gets overturned.

When qwest (& some others) handed over customer info for thousands of people to the bush admin. a few years ago, the ACLU filed suit against them.........there's a reason.

Basically, in the u.s., they would need to have warrants signed by a judge for each individual case to force the companies to hand over anyone's info. Personally, I can't picture a Judge signing off 100's of thousands of warrants wilst still properly considering each case.

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Got to love all the hate for us French when the USA would still be a British colony if it wasn't for us. And yeah France won a lot more war than the US ever did.
France is like that guy you hang out with, that no matter how much crap you give him, he just awkwardly chuckles & takes it. As a result, he's always getting crap.......but he's still a good guy.

p.s. - France would be a Nazi colony if it wasn't for us.
Edited by supaspoon - 9/22/10 at 8:27am
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The problem I see with this is that governments are trying to crush an incredibly important medium for information exchange. Yes the vast majority of data/information that passes through file sharing website and programs can be classified as mass media content such as the latest season of Lost or whatever album is incredibly popular at that particular moment. Essentially it is something that we could purchase if we wanted to but simply opt to download it instead. In all likelihood the vast majority of us have done this at least once.

To eliminate file sharing, without identifying the content which is being shared, is inherently a negative, counter-productive action. Content which is readily available in America or France is more than likely not available in the Middle East, Latin American, etc. Thus by cutting off the content sharing in the supplying nations they are cutting it off downstream in countries that do not have vibrant or free media industries or their population quite simply cannot afford the content in question or cannot access it through technically legal means.

Personally I use filesharing in this last capacity. As I'm constantly going back and forth between the US and the UK I can't access my favorite shows like Mock the Week. I'd buy access if I could through my US satellite provider but they don't offer it so I download it. I used to live in the Middle East and continue to study Arabic, but I can't find anyone who has Arabic satellite channels so I download movies and music.

I won't go into discussing the numerous studies that have shown that file sharing, in all its various forms, has negligible impact on sales. I'm sure we've all seen those stories more than enough by now.

And now to add some levity to the conversation courtesy of The Boondocks:


Edited by Lampen - 9/22/10 at 9:32am
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