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SOPA/PIPA Internet Protests Go Viral, Hit Home

Discussion in 'News' started by qubit, Jan 19, 2012.

  1. Drone

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    I'm sure hacktivists will backlash. There's a lot of pissed off people and companies like Wikileaks, megaupload etc.
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    It is a tad late to be pissed now ! the time has past and now that Hollywood got what they want they ARE the ones that will control what we get on the internet ! Isn't that great ? I mean now we will get even MORE commercials and adds all over every thing ! You will have to watch commercials before you get to see TPU then after 2 min there will be a 15 min commercial break ! Yeah this is going to ROCK !
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    I don't use porn sites anymore, and I'm struggling to think of a way this will affect me.

    If they took away Gmail, TPU, eBay, PayPal and CandCCentral then maybe.

    Don't get me wrong trick, I've thanked a fair few posts of yours in this thread as I agree with you generally, but really it doesn't affect me so I'm gravy. I relinquished my privacy when I started trading on TPU (people don't like trading with evasive people ;) especially when their name is "scam" :laugh: )

    I've been on both ends of the scale - I used to really need my privacy (I was a naughty person some time ago) but now I don't so I can be happy that I'm not losing sleep or getting stressed over something as crazy and evil as SOPA. Maybe I've turned into one of the people I hate by being "blind and happy about it" but meh I'm just looking out for me and my stress levels. I don't need a heart attack.
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  4. Drone

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    nvm
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    Well I am worried about just what they are trying to do . I mean is this about piracy ? and just piracy or will this be a prelude to censorship ? What about privacy of people that use the internet ? How is my privacy being protected from "them" ? Is this just about control , The control of information and just what I can see , read , or listen to ? What is this really about ? Thing is blanket laws are just laws that can be used to control and ultimately they only hurt the people . See I have to question just what there intentions are not only now but in the future . This just seems to me that it is one of them laws that over reach there power and gives all the power to them and this is NOT what America is about . America is for the people by the people ! This and other laws like it seem to be geared to a group that wants POWER and Control OVER the people and just what information the people are allowed to have ! Time will tell . I am one that wants to know before hand , But I guess we the people have no right to know so that leaves me angry and confused . Time will tell just what they will do and once all is said and done and they get what they want from the people just what will we be left with in the end ?
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    It's more about censorship and control. There are already laws in place to protect copyrights. We don't need two laws doing the same thing. This is about CONTROL. This gives them the power to shut down or block a whole site if they want. The government is trying to police the world including the internet and this is yet another step towards complete domination.
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    And this is not the American way . When will it's people step up ? So few of us have a clue . Well when every thing is said and done and people finally see what is being done maybe then we will have the BALLS to step up !
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    Right. It will reach a breaking point when peoples day to day lives become so affected that it will result in nationwide mass protest or revolution. Sounds like mass terrorism. But now they conviently have the NDAA to lean on in order to "control the situation".
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    Aha what about the other contries which have no law and sure they didn't ever accept this idea, anyway if U.S want to put as in U.S jail i will accept that :D.

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