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Why Big Media Really Shut Down MegaUpload: To Kill The Competition

Discussion in 'News' started by qubit, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. jmcslob

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    And at the same time when should one mans work become part of mans collective accomplishments.....Currently it's 105 years....

    I think it should be when he's dead or if he dies young when his kids reach 18 and his widow is retirement age and not when his great great great fat ass unworthy Grandchildren are ready to retire.
     
  2. TheMailMan78

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    105 years is a good number. If its when he is dead you will have a spike in murders. 105 years is a safety net for artists and their children. You just want to kill me don't ya jmcslob!
     
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    if those artist (and their children) would get a substantial cut from the sales of their work, that would actually be a valid argument... :p
     
  4. TheMailMan78

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    They do. If they don't they are dumb. I pay my mortgage from copyrights.
     
  5. Wrigleyvillain

    Wrigleyvillain PTFO or GTFO

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    Funny...no sign of qubit.
     
  6. brandonwh64

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    Funny indeed!
     
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  7. gorg_graggel New Member

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    is that your only income?
     
  8. TheMailMan78

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    My main source yes. I keep gaining more so one day I can retire or even do this crap for fun like I did when I was a kid.
     
  9. qubit

    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

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    Well, as much as I'd like to be on here 24/7, that's unfortunately not possible. :toast:

    That damned thing called Real Life gets in the way! :laugh:
     
  10. digibucc

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    so what stock art sites? how do you actually get a piece of work out there so it earns royalty?

    and how can i do it with code? ;)
     
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    its fun reading you guys going back n forth !.....
     
  12. gorg_graggel New Member

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    you seem to have struck a good deal, or things here in germany are very different, dunno...
    of all the musicians i know, there is just one who can make a living out of it and doesn't need to have any secondary source of income...and he hasn't signed a contract with any label, he earns his money through live performances only...
    and the others aren't just all stupid...

    well, not every discussion has to be about flaming until somebody gets banned... ;)
     
  13. TheMailMan78

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    Publisher. Also you can make royalty's off of code. Ask W1zz. ;) He did something call GPU-Z or something. Don't remember. lol

    Im not in the music industry.
     
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    i thought GPU-z was distributed for free, where do royalties come from then?
     
  15. TheMailMan78

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    When people want to use his code in thier own software. MSI, ASUS and others use GPU-Z code in thier own proprietary software AFAIK.
     
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  16. digibucc

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    that's the thought i just had, sounds right. ;)
     
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    Aye, but he never actually got it.
     
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    Man , you are like pussies - making fun of serious s@it. You simply don't have the needed war experience to understand slavery and when your rights are taken from you by force. Keep on laughing MailMan, when some one is approaching you from behind...
     
  19. TheMailMan78

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    Bulgarian Ninjas?
     
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    Yep, a man who understands what a total state control is. It is painful and hurts a lot.
     
  21. TheMailMan78

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    Sounds kinky.
     
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    Freeedom... I don't want from the same again!!!
     
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    There have been numerous reports thru history, when the little guy invents something that will threaten the 'Big Corporations' income, that they are taken to court or discredited in some way or another. For example, read the story of Royal Raymond Rife (google it).
     
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    yeah but the difference here is we KNOW he was an unscrupulous douchebag.

    that doesn't mean they weren't trying something that could legitimately frighten the riaa, but it does mean any doubt about his character is pretty accurate imo.
     
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    Really? Or do you only know what you are told and/or groomed to believe?
     

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