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The END of Online Piracy

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posted on Sep, 21 2010 @ 04:32 PM
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Originally posted by RMFX1

Originally posted by Soldier of God

Originally posted by RMFX1
You think that if bands made enough money from CD sales that they would actually SPEND some of that money to come play out somewhere in hicksville just for you?


Ya bands would, people generally become musicians because they enjoy the act of creation, performance and meeting new people in new places. Your attitude is akin to what is making music a for profit venture more and more... Music will continue to suffer -


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posted on Sep, 21 2010 @ 04:34 PM
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Well, what I think we'll see to start taking the place of "Free" download sites are sites that will still offer "free" software, movies and music, which in actuality will be paid for by advertising...as well as be paid for through the use of data mining intrusive software additives such as spyware and malware (which is what these "pirate" sites are doing anyway).

But there's no doubt about it, this world is fast becomming the fleece and poach fishbowl the rich and wealthy always wanted.

Wonder how long it will last? and Not really looking forward to watching how far they'll be willing to go with the poach qand fleece operations...



posted on Sep, 21 2010 @ 04:34 PM
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Originally posted by Janky Red

Originally posted by RMFX1

Originally posted by Soldier of God

Originally posted by RMFX1
You think that if bands made enough money from CD sales that they would actually SPEND some of that money to come play out somewhere in hicksville just for you?


Ya bands would, people generally become musicians because they enjoy the act of creation, performance and meeting new people in new places. Your attitude is akin to what is making music a for profit venture more and more... Music will continue to suffer -


edit on 21-9-2010 by Janky Red because: (no reason given)



Yeah. Okay



posted on Sep, 21 2010 @ 04:35 PM
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The implementation of this bill will be a huge waste of taxpayer money. What is the US Government going to do if the countries don't honor the subpoena? Bomb them?



posted on Sep, 21 2010 @ 04:38 PM
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Who the hell needs these Trillions of hours of "free entertainment" anyway. Some people already spend 24/7 in front of a screen for "free" games, "free movies", free info, free this, free that. I think society is satiated and doesnt want everything for free.



posted on Sep, 21 2010 @ 04:39 PM
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reply to post by truthseeker84
 


I think most of the people here are missing the point. Truth you said it best by posting the Manifesto I was going to go looking for it for the same reason. If not for the hackers and porn technology would not be where it is at today. ANY type of filtering on the Net should not be supported. And yes I am one of the people that do use torrents and I do not see any difference between my using my DVR to record Sons of Anarchy or waiting a day and downloading it.

As far as software goes what are the big boys going to do like Adobe as more people decide paying 500 dollars for software when they can use Gimp. Or M$ and Open Office. Are they going to start crying about that also. This is about technology, and allowing governments into areas they should not be in.

Crash



posted on Sep, 21 2010 @ 04:40 PM
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I remind you of the trojan picture frames. The trojan was in the microchip. Do you really think a pirate created a microchip and put a trojan in it then secretly put it in picture frames and sold it through walmart. Or how about the begining of the Iraq war the DOD sent popup screens to the computers of Iraqis they thought would turn against Saddam. And thats just two examples.



posted on Sep, 21 2010 @ 04:41 PM
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This is not about piracy. This is start of worldwide internet censorship.
If any country can seize a domain than it will be the end of internet freedom.
And internet is based on freedom and one of last freedoms we really have.
This is just...



posted on Sep, 21 2010 @ 04:47 PM
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I'm a musician(play bass and sing/growl/scream) and have always believed that music is just one of those things that is natural and shouldn't be charged for. there are plenty of bands that give their music away for free and make all their money off of doing shows and selling merchandise...where's the problem in this? why does every band feel that they need a greedy record company to have their hands in their pockets and only giving them a small %? thats bull# and everyone knows it. now if you'll excuse me i have some freshly made music to give out for free^.^



posted on Sep, 21 2010 @ 04:48 PM
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My point is they are not loosing money from there movies and songs.
The people who download them are to poor to buy there over priced music and movies.
Do you think its the rich and wealthy downloading crap?
heck no it isnt



posted on Sep, 21 2010 @ 04:53 PM
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wrong thread


edit on 21-9-2010 by Skyfloating because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 21 2010 @ 04:57 PM
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reply to post by Soldier of God
 

No, it's because the younger generation have more skills using computers and the younger ones knows how to pirate games and music. The older people have no clue and would never pirate because they can't do it .



posted on Sep, 21 2010 @ 05:04 PM
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I agree with your comment. I just want to say that why the U.S is more concerned about big corps cries then the middle class?

I paid for a server motherboard from china. This guy I verified I checked his finance records and business registration all perfectly legal in china yet he took my money and ran with it. I reported it to the FBI and it's so far been 4 years. Never heard a dam thing about it.

So let me get this straight it's ok for middle class people to be victims and small businesses to be unprotected and yet it's ok for the rich to be protected to the full extent.

I own 2 websites and I have so far had my domain name hijacked 5 times. Each time I had to fill out papers etc....etc in order words a very long process. I took 1 year to get my domain name back. These hyjackings would be from outside the U.S.

I am pretty sure if microsoft.com got hyjacked this would be taken care of in 20 min. Why is that???



posted on Sep, 21 2010 @ 05:11 PM
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Originally posted by Skyfloating
Who the hell needs these Trillions of hours of "free entertainment" anyway. Some people already spend 24/7 in front of a screen for "free" games, "free movies", free info, free this, free that. I think society is satiated and doesnt want everything for free.


typical response , i guess you favor there actions



I think society is satiated and doesnt want everything for free


Have you havent, noticed, people would rather save there budget and spend less, so in truth people and our society wants free.


By the way.


Then what does America Land of the free mean?



posted on Sep, 21 2010 @ 05:11 PM
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As long as there is internet, there will be "free stuff"

End Off Story



posted on Sep, 21 2010 @ 05:18 PM
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Originally posted by EnactedEgoTrip
Come on American people, do the world a favour and get rid of that corrupt government of yours.


Man, we are trying. Theres a serious movement to vote all current politicians out of office. Anti-encumbency. I know I plan to vote for Ron Paul in 2012. I thought for sure Obama would be a better prez but he is no better than Bush. On top of that I am gonna be telling everyone I know and everyone I meet to read up on Gandhi and learn how to resist the tyranny and take back control of this country. It's incredibly difficult from our end as regular citizens to fight against the powers that be because they have the main stream media to sway public opinion, they have the police and the courts totally corrupt so they can take your rights at a whim if you act up against them, they have the biggest prison industrial complex where they pretty much encourage extreme race warfare and gang violence and sodomy.

If we are going to stop them from doing this criminally insane genocide which they are fully invested in now, we gotta get organized fast. We need to be where the action is and put our lives on the line to stop them.

Michael Moore had made this cartoon years ago. It's all about how scared we are in the USA. Were a very frightened fearful timid group. Well the level of psychological warfare they are waging on us now, to make us really scared, it's off the charts. 9/11, terrorism both foreign and domestic, TV shows and movies about terrorism and end of the world scenarios. It's constant. We need to stop being scared. We need to stop believing every story they tell us. These people are bad actors. Politics in Washington is Hollywood for people too ugly to be movie stars.



posted on Sep, 21 2010 @ 05:20 PM
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Originally posted by shauny
As long as there is internet, there will be "free stuff"

End Off Story

I wish i could agree with you, but, there wont be anymore free stuff on the internet anymore, because of these old bags running our world.


Viewing translated mangas is now a crime or at least, copyright nonsense, and manga publishers, claim that viewing mangas for free its hurting businesses but in truth they to want to censor the internet.


Since japan is only following what america is doing.


Funny if the manga sale in japan were and are down, why blame the scanlations?
If sales of Japanese goods, were and are still down why blame it on scanlations?
I will tell you why, they want to censor net.



posted on Sep, 21 2010 @ 05:28 PM
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Originally posted by undeadfilth
I'm a musician(play bass and sing/growl/scream) and have always believed that music is just one of those things that is natural and shouldn't be charged for. there are plenty of bands that give their music away for free and make all their money off of doing shows and selling merchandise...where's the problem in this? why does every band feel that they need a greedy record company to have their hands in their pockets and only giving them a small %? thats bull# and everyone knows it. now if you'll excuse me i have some freshly made music to give out for free^.^


That's why we have never heard of you.



posted on Sep, 21 2010 @ 05:29 PM
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Originally posted by computerwiz32
reply to post by Soldier of God
 

No, it's because the younger generation have more skills using computers and the younger ones knows how to pirate games and music. The older people have no clue and would never pirate because they can't do it .


Wrong, I know how but don't.



posted on Sep, 21 2010 @ 05:33 PM
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a lot of people are missing the point of why its illegal and just shouting about why file sharing shouldnt band.

file sharing in general ISNT illegal...if what you are sharing is not protected by copyright laws.

however...when a band writes, records and produces a record...it goes on sale for them to make some money by the public buying that record...however fred goes and buys the record (or records it from somewhere else) and puts it online where thousands of people who would have normally paid for it...are now getting it free...and the artists who make it lose millions...the same goes for movies.

and THATS what is illegal.

thats my understanding of it but it doesnt stop me doing it...i dont consider it stealing like i would someone taking products from a stores shelves...because its basically being offerd to me for free and i can take it from the comfort of my own home.

to be honest i dont consider the people who download OR the people who put things online in the first place criminals...its a very hard one to comment on and the solution isnt clear



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