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Why did I just read all 16 pages? Its now 1.15am ¬.¬

This thread =
99% of people pirate
20% use VPN
half of you think ISP's can see what you are DL'ing and half of you cant.
2 people want to see pirates burn in hell.

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Quote:
Originally Posted by DannyM View Post
Stupid downloaders.....everyone knows the best way to get pirated movies is to rip it yourself
It's not pirated if you copy your purchased DVD/BD it's "Fair Use".
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Where would we be without torrents
Those people wouldnt be at financial/legal risk right now.
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I hate how greedy the USA is. Media should be about the content not the money behind it. If torrenting means more people will see a movie then damn they should torrent it and the content creators should support them. If I made a movie and had the choice of 1,000,000 dollars or 1,000,000 viewers I would pick the second in a heart beat. Clearly these executives starting many of these lawsuits flip-in **** over piracy would pick the second.
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I hate how greedy the USA is. Media should be about the content not the money behind it. If torrenting means more people will see a movie then damn they should torrent it and the content creators should support them. If I made a movie and had the choice of 1,000,000 dollars or 1,000,000 viewers I would pick the second in a heart beat. Clearly these executives starting many of these lawsuits flip-in **** over piracy would pick the second.
And how will you pay the actors, the camera crew, the electricians, the scenarist ? Love how pirates want everything to be free and people to produce content for nothing, if your boss decides to not pay you tomorrow because he thinks you're too greedy to want to be paid for your hard work I'm sure you'll be ok with it right ?
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Originally Posted by Telimektar View Post
And how will you pay the actors, the camera crew, the electricians, the scenarist ? Love how pirates want everything to be free and people to produce content for nothing, if your boss decides to not pay you tomorrow because he thinks you're too greedy to want to be paid for your hard work I'm sure you'll be ok with it right ?
Nobody ever went hungry in the media industry due to piracy.

Let's apply the same scenario to real life shall we?

If you do something at your work over the course of a month which ended up in company profits of $100,000, wouldn't you expect a certain level of compensation higher than a standard salary of say $40k (~$3333 in cost to pay you, $96,667 in profit to company)?

The recording industry isn't going to pay the workers any higher amount even if sales went up 20%, and therefore are effectively complaining simply due to greed.
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*Phew* Glad I have FiOS..

I mean I've been glad ever since I upgraded from Time Warner..

But I am STILL glad.
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Least we are safe in the UK, for now.

Record and film companies are now lobbying the government to blacklist sites that allow us to breach copyright. Like that will ever work only newfags will be stuck by that
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Originally Posted by beers View Post
Nobody ever went hungry in the media industry due to piracy.

Let's apply the same scenario to real life shall we?

If you do something at your work over the course of a month which ended up in company profits of $100,000, wouldn't you expect a certain level of compensation higher than a standard salary of say $40k (~$3333 in cost to pay you, $96,667 in profit to company)?

The recording industry isn't going to pay the workers any higher amount even if sales went up 20%, and therefore are effectively complaining simply due to greed.
The guy said that if he had to choose between money or popularity for his movie he'll take the popularity, if the movie doesn't produce any money how do you expect to pay everyone who was involved in its making ?

Pirates would want all contents to be free, do you think anyone will produce movies or TV series if they won't be paid for it, you think they'll just do it for the warm feeling of making their fans happy ?
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The guy said that if he had to choose between money or popularity for his movie he'll take the popularity, if the movie doesn't produce any money how do you expect to pay everyone who was involved in its making ?

Pirates would want all contents to be free, do you think anyone will produce movies or TV series if they won't be paid for it, you think they'll just do it for the warm feeling of making their fans happy ?
No they'll just do it for 1,000,000$ instead of 10,000,000$.

Seriously, did you ever stop and think that even if 90% of people pirated, these companies/actors/people would still make 10x what the average person makes?

I pirate because Charlie Sheen is half a billionaire. 'Nuff said.

I think everyone should be entitled to to pay AFTER they watch/play.

If I liked it, I'll pay, I'll show support, I'll recommend. If I didn't, I'll have legally pirated.
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