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MegaUpload data could be erased Thursday, says report,

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posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 06:49 AM
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CNET

(Personally I think We Are In a Police State!)

Take a good read fellow Americans,Canadians,Europeans this is serious and i think its time we stand against them.


MegaUpload's assets have been seized by the government, and its bank accounts have been frozen, Hence, MegaUpload can no longer pay companies like Carpathia and Cogent for their services, the AP reports.


In what some have called one of the largest criminal copyright cases ever brought by the U.S., MegaUpload was yanked offline January 19 and its founder and several of his associates were arrested and charged with crimes related to online piracy.

Really? i can does how a police state country does that such a thing



Many millions of people worldwide have allegedly used MegaUpload's cyberlocker service to store and access unauthorized copies of TV shows, feature films, songs, porn, and software. But some customers used MegaUpload for above-board practices like sharing large (and legal) files and backing up legitimate files.


So CNET what so what if they did? some of those are never are sold in America nor Europe just like with Anime or Manga few of them are ever released in north America and In Europe in some EU countries Mangas are none exist and it seems the big media industry world is afraid of competition not just afraid of that but also the fact.

That the big media industry doesn't care about there artists or there works they only keep worrying about there greed and not the works.

So ATS what you think?




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posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 07:00 AM
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They should put the files back up, at least temporarily, so that only the uploaders can download their own files. Similar to what Filesonic/serve is doing.

I'm against piracy, but not anti-piracy actions that screw over the average law abiding user. And these innocent people, don't deserve to lose their files for other peoples actions.



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 07:06 AM
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i think it's absolutely disgusting that the USA is imposing ITS laws on the rest of the world. and i don't think innocent people using the service should potentially lose all their files. in fact i think it's wrong overall.. another step in the further control of the human population. it's about time a huge worldwide revolution was organised imo.



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 07:40 AM
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I'm against piracy
Sadly i am not.


I am all for Copyright however, but piracy doesn't hurt artists chances if piracy was a such huge threat all these much artists are sure doing well to me! oh and i hear one of them is getting a lot of millions.


The most reason why some mangas, or some comics fail is not due to piracy but its because of the artist choices on he or she is doing the story and how long it takes, if you take to many breaks you will just upset more of your fans in Japan, the more you upset, the more you lose.


Thats why Dragon Ball,Naruto were a hit Japan and North America, because the artist knew what to do, unlike some artists who even take nearly every each month for one there of there issues to come out


That's a long wait if you ask me.


Same goes for some great movies or the most annoying ones.
and its why people will stop buying the physical copies of it.

People dont want to waste there money.

I remember my time using the IRC back in the 90s late 90s where some of the IRC channels were flooded with the Japanese manga, calling it the greatest next thing,big thing for westerns to read and enjoy since the comics era.

It was then and Net that made Japanese manga folk even a bigger hit in the western markets, oh yes do not get me wrong there were some minor mangas in North America, but right now i cant recall them.


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posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 07:46 AM
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I'm sure people are using more "mainstream" services like Dropbox and Carbonite the same way. So how long before they get the federal treatment? Or won't they because everybody's brother and mother uses them.


 
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posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 07:48 AM
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By the way whats this i hear about Twitter using censorshiping?



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 07:49 AM
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so all the inicont files people had on there for bacup,there own work ,ect... will all get taken out in the fallout??
Stop the Earth i want off



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 11:12 AM
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star and flag

shades of 911....
isn't this tampering/destruction of evidence?

maybe they don't really have a case?

hmmmm....



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 11:15 AM
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posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 11:15 AM
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If they do that they have lost their case. If you cannot defend your self because of actions of the procution then YOUR FREE!! I would think nothing could be legally deleted unless they want to drop everything for a reason.



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 04:00 PM
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This is getting ridiculous. What is next? When will the government protect the interests of it's people?



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 04:18 PM
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Makes you wonder if this was in the real physical world. Lets say a warehouse park gets raided because one customer is suspected of using it as a drug hideout for example. They suspect that the warehouse owner is in on it. The police swoop in and take everything from every locker. Sounds bit strange. None of the legimate customers should be penalized for any of that. I've read about a lawsuit being prepared against FBI and I'm all for that.



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 04:19 PM
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the US Government WANTS the files deleted, that way when they come to trial they can see, "see we have these 4 (movies, music, E-books) and all the files on the servers were copyrighted and stolen. ( without the files, there is no "proof" some (most all) of the content was not copyrighted)

a good lawyer would get this thrown out, and an international lawyer would get the international court to STOP the US Government from ever doing this again.


(Can we ask another country to step in and stop the current US government, Please!!!!)

funny that Mega was going to open a site for music artist that would recoup them 90% of income on their songs, then was shut down, funny how THAT worked out, Huh? (nor did they need SOPA/PIPA, so why the heck do they need MORE laws?)

DO NOT VOTE FOR ANY INCUMBENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 09:29 PM
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If I had work and/or personal files I would sue them for every single dime they had, pain suffering, lost wages from future earnings....etc.



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