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Originally posted by EvilSadamClone
reply to post by minkmouse
File sharing is not true piracy. These are people sharing their own copies of a product, that's all it is.
The companies can't claim money on it so they have to make stuff up and make it seem like a bad thing so they can force consumers to buy their product and get richer.
And to top it off, most of that money is not going to the artists, it's going to the lawyers and the people who own the rights to the works.
edit on 3-10-2012 by EvilSadamClone because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by dayve
reply to post by Therian
If they stuck with cassette tapes n VHS this wouldn't be an issue...
Originally posted by Wrabbit2000
If a sex offender or politician (you know...scum of the earth type) moved into your neighborhood and had nice stuff, is it okay to go burgle their house when they aren't home just because of their identity as the owner of that house which isn't yours to burgle?
Of course not....... So it's sounding weaker and weaker in my ears that the argument is made about it just being the big Music or Movie companies. That's true to a point......but about as valid as justifying a larger burglary by saying it's just the big bad insurance company paying it all in the end.