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Torrent clients are not illegal.

Discussion in 'General Software' started by technicks, Dec 6, 2006.

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  1. technicks

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    Why is the torrentclient thread closed?:confused: :shadedshu
    I use Utorrent to download files from the net very often.
    There are many sites who are offering downloads thrue torrents.
     
  2. AthlonX2

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    believe itor not most people use it for illegal activity,therefore to save the discussion zek closed it:toast:
     
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    Yeah, torrent clients are not illegal. It is what people DO with them that is. You can download many legal things such as linux distros with Torrent clients. WTF is up with admin.
     
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    don't censor us admins. only legal discussions were happening
     
  5. technicks

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    It is not illegal as long as the stuff you are downloading it is not copyrighted.;)
     
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    So it's a pre close?:D
     
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    Thats right, no one said ANYTHING about download crap illegally. Why can't you let us discuss software that is legal. If we were asking where to download illegal crap, then ban someone and lock the thread, but we here at TPU know so well that you don't want us discussing illegal activities, but what happens if I want to download Vista Beta 2 off MICROSOFT'S WEBSITE? That is not illegal, Microsoft uses torrent clients, so WTF is up with you admins? YOU DON'T completely comprehend the topic before you lock it and near abuse your privileges.
     
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    This is kind of like Minority Report.
    You can be arrested for something you didnt do yet.

    So the thread got closed for something that wasnt said yet.:banghead:
     
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    Got to agree with people on this one - Bitorrenting isn't illegal and although I can understand that some of those threads do get out of hand that one seemed quite fair and still legal...
     
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    Yeah, thats what happens. Admins over react, and we have flame warz.
     
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    I go to check my Email, look for some news, and look what happens :laugh:. Well, Devinxkillyou asked me why I closed the BT thread. We've had threads like this before (several times), and while you were not discussing piracy, most people assume when they see BT they obviously mean "easy and fun way to pirate all my games". And so, because discussion of piracy and it's methods are not allowed, I closed the thread. There have been countless times BT admins have been jailed, I'm pretty sure that bittorent ain't the most legal of programs...I'm just playing it safe. If you really think that I over-reacted, I'll unlock the thread :).
     
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    Everytime we have one of these threads it gets out of control........
     
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    Thanks zerk, still waiting for my XMAS avatar :)
     
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    :laugh: :roll: :laugh: Yep, we have talk about that too.
     
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    Yep... :laugh:
     
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    :laugh: Getting you a good Christmas avatar is harder then I thought :). It will either have something to do with a LN2 cooled AMD system, or the polar express (hence, caboose) :D. I've also been pretty busy...I need more time lol.
     
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    I knew it was going to be difficult zerk, also, maybe I should find YOU an xmas avatar...
     
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    LOLz do not use this one :shadedshu
     

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    :roll: I should seriously base my new avatar off of that (after making yours of course).
     
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    From that thread linked above...
    -zekrahminator

    actual piracy going on there - let it blow over

    no piracy in the thread about torrent clients - it gets closed
     
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