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

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The guy had servers in america (Virginia) distributing pirated material. That is why the US had jurisdiction to arrest him. His stupid ass should have kept servers in one neutral country like TPB
 
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People, that's your freedom taken. We all got enslaved, don't we have rights? Do we conspire something... against god or state?
@TheMailMan78 - man you are making preemptive PR here. Conspiracy theorist are RIAA, cause they conspire against a legit business, seeing it as a competitor. What they did is effectively killing that business and dragging people in court for some expensive years of proving their innocence. As a direct result of that millions of users lost their data on MegaUpload servers. Are they all pirates? Do RIAA have proof for that, and what kind of proof is that - stated in Court decisions or some hypothetical assumption of guilt. In my country , some 55 years ago 20 000 people were killed and then , 12 months after burial in unmarked graves, some of the were tried in Court post-mortem for conspiring against the state. Those are Dark Ages man... !
Where are the mass graves for pirates? There are none?! Oh well carry on.
 

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It is not funny man. You will know when it happens to you.
When I start seeing RIAA death squads Ill let ya know.
 

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I heard these were all being shipped to the RIAA headquarters in Washington. I even have more proof then Qubits jpeg! I have a movie!

[yt]nA-tgivNcdE&feature=player_embedded#[/yt]
 
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I'll tell you a funny story from my childhood. When I was a little boy, somewhere around 1987-1988 , I had my first classes in German language. My teacher was a young and really nice lady - great enthusiast then, just graduated in DDR. So I was training my skills in German by turning on a radio and trying to understand native German radio broadcast. I was somewhat lousy at that , so decided to ask for help. I went to my teacher and asked her what was the meaning of the word "Welle", but my pronunciation seems to be lousy too, so at first she didn't understand me said that I should use the word in a sentence. Then I spoke : "Deutsche Welle". Next thing I wish I've never seen. My beautiful teacher got scared to death and left the room. :rockout: That is totalitarian state man.
 
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I'll tell you a funny story from my childhood. When I was a little boy, somewhere around 1987-1988 , I had my first classes in German language. My teacher was a young and really nice lady - great enthusiast then, just graduated in DDR. So I was training my skills in German by turning on a radio and trying to understand native German radio broadcast. I was somewhat lousy at that , so decided to ask for help. I went to my teacher and asked her what was the meaning of the word "Welle", but my pronunciation seems to be lousy too, so at first she didn't understand me said that I should use the word in a sentence. Then I spoke : "Deutsche Welle". Next thing I wish I've never seen. My beautiful teacher got scared to death and left the room. :rockout: That is totalitarian state man.
What happen to your country? Did it ever go into a revolution?
 
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the iron curtain fell...
 
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the iron curtain fell...
Mass graves in East Germany in the 80's? ORLY? Or somewhere else?

No mass graves means revolution. I'm thinking the Balkans maybe?
 
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hence why he's saying he was taking lessons in the german language?
 
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Straight there man, an I am seeing History repeating itself ... in a "free" world!
So what country are you from?
 

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I just caught the fact you said 55 years ago. My mistake. I thought you said in the 80's there was mass graves.....yeah there was a lot of mass graves 55 years ago in Europe. The US isnt Nazi Germany..........yet. I also dunno how you figure the RIAA is anything like the Nazis.
 
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I don't like this because now I have to find alternate ways to get free TV shows legally...
As in streaming is legal but downloading is Piracy....I stream LOL

I'm sorry but having to watch adds should be enough of a payment imo.....

I also don't like this because I actually believe this is Corporate Wellfare....Someone found a legitimate new type of business model that can be profitable but instead of working with them they instead prosecuted them...

I think the problem here isn't a matter of piracy but a matter of cutting lawyers out of the equation...we can't have that...they are needed in the middle collecting money and jacking up prices needlessly.
 
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I just caught the fact you said 55 years ago. My mistake. I thought you said in the 80's there was mass graves.....yeah there was a lot of mass graves 55 years ago in Europe. The US isnt Nazi Germany..........yet. I also dunno how you figure the RIAA is anything like the Nazis.
well, they (RIAA) behave like that when you correlate fascism to money instead of nationality... :p
 
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i'm just saying that i can see where the comparison comes from... ;)
 
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i'm just saying that i can see where the comparison comes from... ;)
And I can see the link between free media/pirates to communism. Doesn't mean I think Qubit is Stalin. Keep it in perspective man.
 
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And I can see the link between free media/pirates to communism. Doesn't mean I think Qubit is Stalin. Keep it in perspective man.
well, they (RIAA) sometimes seem to behave like that when you correlate fascism to money instead of nationality... :p
satisfied? :p

oh and i could bitch about how stalin does not correlate to communism in any way, but that's another topic entirely... ;)