posted on Feb, 22 2016 @ 01:05 AM
a reply to: 3danimator2014
So someone leaves a newspaper, with a copy of PerthNow, at the local coffeeshoppe, I pick it up and read it....
Your analogy would deem me a thief, someone created it, I didn't pay for it, I'm stealing the intellectual property of someone else?, I'm a thief?
And NO we don't ALL pirate things, not knowingly ( example- I bought DVD's from a 'reputable' store but later had suspicions of them being unlicensed
copies) , so don't class myself with the likes of yourself please.
Now let's have someone pipe in with the old 'it takes the money away from the artists' hyperbole.... that's traditionally been the scope of
A TRUE artiste is more concerned about having their art/wares, heard/seen/used/enjoyed, than any financial benefit derived from it.
edit on C2016vAmerica/ChicagoMon, 22 Feb 2016 01:38:00 -060029AM1America/Chicago2 by CovertAgenda because: last bit added