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R.I.P. FileSonic & Uploaded.to ?

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posted on Jan, 22 2012 @ 07:04 PM
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This isn't about entertainment industry and copyright infringement.

Internet is a form of FREE ENERGY (KNOWLEDGE) and the scum will destroy Internet unless they find a way to monopolize it and tax it.

The struggle of 6.000 years of enslavement and murder and rape continues...




posted on Jan, 22 2012 @ 07:10 PM
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File sonic is down in the UK, I have emailed them for a refund as I had a recurrent payment set up and last one was on 7th of this month for 3 months! No answer as expected from them!
File serve will be next so get as much as you can before it goes down, as for rapidcrap, it will shut as well.
Back to the good old days of torrent files I suppose, then again, it will speed up if more go on it now.
Megashare is ok for now as well.....



posted on Jan, 22 2012 @ 07:50 PM
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This is going to get interesting. It isn't anything to worry about as long as all the stuff you are sharing or downloading is in the public domain and able to be shared legally.

I don't know why everyone is crying foul. I understand some people have an issue with intellectual property rights, but the fact of the matter is that intellectual property should be subject to protection from theft just like that new gadget you invented that you plan to market and sell.



posted on Jan, 22 2012 @ 07:54 PM
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Confirming Filesonic down for NZ visitors.

Boom-times for the P2P / Torrent networks!

Interesting that there's never been any effort to shutdown USENET, given the sh|tloads of stuff that are shared on there???



posted on Jan, 22 2012 @ 08:04 PM
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Funny you mention that the business uses a service that they also have a problem with. Something tells me they did not think it through all the way. I am sure they will find another way though.

At the same time I am sure those who share movies, music or anything else will find another way to share as well. People have flash drives and can still find ways to communicate. The trading of flash drives might end up being the trading of cassettes (both audio and video) of years past.

Raist



posted on Jan, 22 2012 @ 08:24 PM
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This aint good for my entertainment. Hope it never gets to the point where there is no more warez. Sopa and PIPA are shelved but I have heard that it is being just rewritten and repacked for our own distatste. People really need to wake up to legislation like this could actually do to your own personal web experience.



posted on Jan, 22 2012 @ 08:54 PM
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They are most probably going to introduce a socialist solution. We are ell going to pay mandatory for usage of Internet, like Healthcare insurance or so.

I bet on this one.



posted on Jan, 22 2012 @ 08:56 PM
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Business on torrent sites is gonna pick up...We are still innovate, why haven't they been able to shut down torrent sites..?

www.tribler.org...

Check this torrent client out. It claims it is FULLY DECENTRALIZED

edit on 22-1-2012 by THE_PROFESSIONAL because: (no reason given)



posted on Jan, 22 2012 @ 08:59 PM
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the problem isnt piracy, its US politics and money. The US clearly can "arrest" you around the world for what other people do, but if you're a mass murderer, you get an endorsement lol. Best way to keep clear of the wolves in the states is to black out US access to anything. Good luck to RIAA in China.



posted on Jan, 22 2012 @ 09:15 PM
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No matter what alternative(s) we find, never believe that you are going to be SAFE from their sticky grasp...

In the various 'safety' programs that the Police bring to the schools, they'll soon begin teaching young children to REPORT on what daddy or mummy might have downloaded for them to 'watch'.


Soon you'll be so scared of doing something WRONG online, that'll you cancel your Internet account & chuck the PC out the window!

Just watch the TV & shop at Walmart sheeple...
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posted on Jan, 22 2012 @ 09:20 PM
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Originally posted by SpaceJockey1
Confirming Filesonic down for NZ visitors.

Boom-times for the P2P / Torrent networks!

Interesting that there's never been any effort to shutdown USENET, given the sh|tloads of stuff that are shared on there???


"Usenet" is actually more a protocol...there is nothing to shut down since the content is hosted across several servers, so called news servers. Shutting down newsgroups or "Usenet" would be as saying shutting down FTP or MAIL....that's how i see it.



posted on Jan, 22 2012 @ 09:23 PM
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Originally posted by buggy166
the problem isnt piracy, its US politics and money.


Wait, wait, wait!

Because: I do NOT endorse those file hosters who re-sell warez and make profit on the basis of filesharing. I know that some of you deny this..but it's a FACT that many of those file hosters made a HUGE chunk of PROFIT from the warez sharing.

And i despise pirates who share FOR PROFIT - in particular those sites which SELL copied stuff.

The solution: To get more away from centralized services like filesonic, rapidshare etc. which are NO ROBIN HOODS..but simple as that greedy bastards.

More protocols like bittorrent etc. and totally skip the middle-men for hosting. Distributed sharing, not sharing AT ONE COMPANY's SITE



posted on Jan, 22 2012 @ 09:48 PM
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Anonymous Instant messaging:




Instant messaging I2P-Messenger is a simple Qt-based, serverless, end-to-end-encrypted instant messenger for I2P. No servers can log your conversations, no ISP can log with whom you chat, when, or for how long. As it is serverless, it can make use of I2P's end-to-end encryption, preventing any node between you and your contacts from having access to the plain text. I2P-Messenger can be used for fully anonymous instant communication with persons you don't even know, or, alternatively, to communicate securely and untraceably with friends, family members, or colleagues. Thus, it is also a useful tool against data retention in a surveillance society. In addition to messaging, file transfer is also supported.


en.wikipedia.org...

For those who may need anonymous and encrypted instant messaging since this situation is getting out of hand.



posted on Jan, 22 2012 @ 09:50 PM
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From very bad to worse, see where this is leading now people, dont you ?! It'll begin with the U.S and spread worldwide like Fukushima radioactive leaks this Web Censoring attempt. Thus, i urge each and everyone in age to vote to contact a congressman and tell him how you feel about it.

2012 will be the year of the fight against censorship, the picture is crystal clear now.



posted on Jan, 22 2012 @ 10:46 PM
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Originally posted by Grifter81
Freedom of speech in arguably it's purest form.


How does "Piracy" translate into "Freedom of Speech"



posted on Jan, 22 2012 @ 10:53 PM
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Originally posted by cripmeister
Many of the more shady file hosting services are probably a bit startled by what happened to MU. I doubt services like Rapidshare and Dropbox are too worried.

Shady? Filesonic had 250 million pages loaded/day. It was in the top 10 on the entire internet.

So yeah.


Originally posted by zorgon

Originally posted by Grifter81
Freedom of speech in arguably it's purest form.


How does "Piracy" translate into "Freedom of Speech"

You do know that a lot of these files were NOT pirated?

It's like arresting everyone in the country because 20 000 murders weren't solved last year.
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posted on Jan, 22 2012 @ 11:00 PM
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I was talking about net neutrality not piracy. I don't condone piracy.

My point would be where does this end. Total monitoring of the internet and the censorship of individual views on sites like this if they don't fit the mold?

Maybe that's an extreme situation but I do see this as the start of widespread censorship of the internet.



posted on Jan, 22 2012 @ 11:12 PM
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Originally posted by Vitchilo
You do know that a lot of these files were NOT pirated?
It's like arresting everyone in the country because 20 000 murders weren't solved last year.


Really? I read the charges... Megaupload was nailed with making 175 MILLION profit on other peoples files, pirated or not. They KNOWINGLY had pirated content on their server and KNOWINGLY charged membership to get that pirated stuff..

So how does this effect free speech? What does it have to do with Internet censorship?

Seems most people on ATS can't separate the issues
Mostly those who are worried that their sources of PIRATED material will come to an end so they scream 'censorship'



posted on Jan, 22 2012 @ 11:17 PM
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Originally posted by flexy123

Originally posted by buggy166
the problem isnt piracy, its US politics and money.


Wait, wait, wait!

Because: I do NOT endorse those file hosters who re-sell warez and make profit on the basis of filesharing. I know that some of you deny this..but it's a FACT that many of those file hosters made a HUGE chunk of PROFIT from the warez sharing.

And i despise pirates who share FOR PROFIT - in particular those sites which SELL copied stuff.

The solution: To get more away from centralized services like filesonic, rapidshare etc. which are NO ROBIN HOODS..but simple as that greedy bastards.

More protocols like bittorrent etc. and totally skip the middle-men for hosting. Distributed sharing, not sharing AT ONE COMPANY's SITE



posted on Jan, 22 2012 @ 11:17 PM
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If I'm going to be labelled I'd rather be a Buccaneer.

Arghhh!
edit on 22/1/2012 by Grifter81 because: (no reason given)



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