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Originally posted by notonsamepage
i think they download it, ofc they do..
what do you think celebs are doing in their home? being celebs? they are people just like us.
Originally posted by Ucantalas
I have a few problems with your examples.
Originally posted by dragonridr
Originally posted by RelentlessLurker
reply to post by Xcathdra
incorrect. stealing your intellectual property rights would be me selling your music, or claiming that i wrote it as my own.
you must find a new word for this illegality. i thought duplicating would be suitable, as that is exactly what it is. but if youd like to make up a new word for it be my guest. ive already noted the difference between "it" and stealing.
furthermore, the information that i put on the little circular peice of plastic(disc) does nothing more than tell my electronic gadget what sounds to make and when.
what your proposing would require me to pay a nickel to some corporation everytime i decide to pickup my guitar and tell it what sounds to make (and when).
do you realise how ridiculous that sounds?
I suggest you do more research,I might suggest westlaw for example because legally you havnt a clue what your talking about.Here let me help:
Congress enacted the No Electronic Theft (NET) Act in 1997 to facilitate prosecution of copyright violation on the Internet. The NET Act makes it a federal crime to reproduce, distribute, or share copies of electronic copyrighted works such as songs, movies, games, or software programs, even if the person copying or distributing the material acts without commercial purpose and/or receives no private financial gain.
Originally posted by TKDRL
reply to post by RelentlessLurker
No clue why it is OK for public libraries, blockbuster etc, but when common people do it is not acceptable...
Originally posted by jonco6
I dont think people just dl stuff and dont go out and suport it if its good ( and if they do than thats wrong)are you telling me that you are so bad at your work that if someone dl's it they wont like it then support it Or are you feeling that if thery dl it first and do like it their is no insentive to buy it