Hollywood Injunction Kicks Pirate Bay Offline (Again)

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kris79

My sincerest apologies, I retract my comments to you. Anyone who is an enemy of my enemy is my friend. Anyone who is a friend of my friends is likewise...kris

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Cruzg10

Why the hell are you apologizing? fuck him! youre entitled to your own opinion as much as he is to his.
  since when do monday quarterbacks get taken with anything more than a grain of salt?

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Keith E. Whisman

Well that didn't last very long now did it? The Pirate Bay is back up and it's heart is beating and it's longs are breathing.

To be honest copyright laws are not world wide. If a country decides not to acknowledge American laws and give them legitimacy in their country then they don't have to and there is nothing the US can do. Sure they can sue that country but the only way to make them pay would be to goto war and really is it worth a destructive war? If it was we would have leveled China and Russia ten times over by now.

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razorpetti37

I would hate to see The Pirate Bay dissapear! It's one of the only decent torrent sites left. Half the software I use is from torrents I found on there. Granted, most of it is pirated software, but what casual user of Adobe Suite programs can afford to drop $1,000 for a legit copy.

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burntjuggalas

this is funny. its doing something the titanic couldnt. THIS SHIP WONT SINK! haha!

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burntjuggalas

this is funny. its doing something the titanic couldnt. THIS SHIP WONT SINK! haha!

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monkeykid753

Sorry!

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thesmilies

How the hell is CB3ROB even pronounced?

 

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TerribleToaster

Do you guys remember that old Disney movie, Fantasia (1940's)? The scene with Mikey Mouse and the magical brooms? This is that scene.

 

 

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“This wasn’t just plain terrible, this was fancy terrible. This was terrible with raisins in it.” -Dorothy Parker 

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monkeykid753

I used to watch it in music class when I was in Kindergarten. 

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monkeykid753

I used to watch it in music class when I was in Kindergarten. 

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PawBear

 Let's see: full time occupation - life and death situations, staying alive;

                down time - wanting to watch some movies for entertainment

Think Hollywood could drop their pathetic anti-military bias and actually support our soldiers away from home?

*** "Either we conform the Truth to our desires or we conform our desires to the Truth." ***

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pepper_roni

its called the rule of law, no ones above it.

 I agree the law is retarded, but it still stands, so no one should get special treatment.

 

Piracy is considered stealing, compared to say stealing a car, its more like id build my own car (make a copy) and you keep yours.

 

But still i can see how it can harm developers in the future, saying that enough people will buy it to support the game is not an argument, that logic wont hold as piracy gets bigger.

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Danthrax66

WRONG:

Piracy is not stealing it is copyright infringement because you can't put a monetary value on making copies or distributing a movie online there is no correlation between people dling movies from torrents and actual revenue loss so it cannot be classified as theft. Therefore it is complete bullshit.

 

Live, Learn, and Shut the Fuck Up. 

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pepper_roni

my point was that is ISNT like stealing (or copyright infringment w/e) because its a COPY of somthing not a stolen item

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Vegan

Uhh, what does this have to do with anything?

 

Nevermind, I see it. Learn to reply properly, your comment is ABOVE what you're replying to.

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Danthrax66

Fuck the MPAA read this bullshit: http://torrentfreak.com/mpaa-worries-about-pirating-u-s-soldiers-in-iraq-100515/

 

Live, Learn, and Shut the Fuck Up. 

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bikerbub

they have sniffers that search for computers accessing trackers. Most companies have business class internet, so employees torrent from work, taking advantage of the internet there. Not to mention, pirating is illegal no matter who you are. i don't give a shit if you're a top ranking marine, you deserve to get caught and tried if you're pirating on your employer's time.

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Danthrax66

You clearly didn't read the article the soilders have almost 0 access to being able to legally purchase or watch these movies overseas so they have to torrent to be able to watch them or go out and buy illegal copies. I bet you also support the viacom lawsuit against the person who filmed them filming a scene from the upcoming transformers 3. Sure it is illegal to torrent movies but the system is fucked up and change needs to be brought about some way. Fight the power! And yes that is my signature.

 

Live, Learn, and Shut the Fuck Up. 

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Cruzg10

To be fair, the hadji copies of the movies are worse than the pirated one we get from the share server.

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Cruzg10

1) i called them hadjis because thats what everyone calls them. its habit

2) it is not a racial slur. Haji is actually a term of pride because it represnts someone who has made the sacred pilgrimage to mecca as dictated by the qur'an.

Some of the interpreters we had called themselves hadjis because they got paid enough to be able to make the trip.
 so unless you were there, you dont know what i mean and you CANT even try to imagine what i mean.
 so your opinions dont matter, dont count and arent warranted if you werent there.
so shut the fuck up

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highsidednb

Oh, nice.  So let's bring racism into the debate.  Glad you see people in the region as a single faceless racist epithet.  Good soldier, good soldier.

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Danthrax66

I'm sure if enough of them shot at you you wouldn't care what names they were called. 

 

Live, Learn, and Shut the Fuck Up. 

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highsidednb

Right. Because everyone in the middle east is shooting at you...So with that logic, if one Jew has given me a bad deal, all Jews are misers that will bleed you for money.  And if one Mexican has arrived in the country illegally, all of them should be pulled over and asked for their papers.  So how many "hadjis" have to shoot at you before it's o.k. to be a racist ignoramus? 

 

"Volunteer" military = worse thing that's ever happened to this country.   

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Danthrax66

Fuck you (go ahead and ban me again) you ignorant fuck you don't understand what it's like to be in war, you don't understand what it's like to get shot at so don't go around criticizing someone that has experienced it because they called them a non-politically correct term. No racism isn't ok but if you see your friends dieing before you you have every right to be pissed and call them what you want. Fuck if this was the day after 9/11 you wouldn't give a fuck what we called them, in fact you probably called them something like that or towel heads or ragheads following the attacks too, I fucking hate hypocrites and this country is full of them. Oh and the fact that we have a volunteer military leads to us having the best military in the world. If you don;t like it move somewhere else. Nothing worse than some pussy motherfucker criticizing people putting their lives on the line to protect this country.

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kris79

Chill... You can't penetrate HighSidednb's brain housing group with an armor piercing round. After all, he has his "Opinion". All wrapped up and secure in a little fantasy world with all those perfect laws that don't need questioning. Better to be nice and safe and warm just doing whatever someone with an official title tells you. Chime in with the majority of the media and call our soldiers killers and our enemies. patriots. That way you don't have to think much for yourself - or even open your eyes. Listen to the soothing sounds of Obama and remain calm...

Well Soldiers, killing is your business - and business is good!

As for the Pirate Bay - Load the grapeshot and give the lawyers another round mateys! Good boys!

I love these guys...

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highsidednb

Wow, again, massive assumptions are made that anyone who doesn't blindly "Support our Troops!!111!!" is:

 -Not a patriot

-A blind follower of authority

 -Worships President Obama

-Lives in a fantasy world.

 

Wrong on all counts.  I'm highly critical of Obama (aka Bush-lite/Puppet of Goldman Sachs/etc.)  Laws and one's government should be questioned on a regular basis.  Again, I said one can be critical of certain parts of one's government but still be a patriot.  "Hate my government. love my country"  Questioning one's government and employing the rights given to you by our Constitution validates your citizenship.  Am I less of a patriot because I've used my right to legally assemble and my right to free speech and petitioned my congressmen/senators to protest our invasion of Iraq?  Patriots love their country, fools love their government.    

 As for calling soldiers "killers."  Semantically, that's not a problem, it's what they do.  What I'm critical of is a military system that musters through an economic draft during peacetime and that is used without accountability by a kleptocracy to enforce global trade innitiatives.  What about all the vets who've called for an end of our endeavors in Iraq/Afghanistan?  What about all the retired generals who feel the same way?  Are you going to question their patriotism? The fact is, when the military is abused by its government, soldiers' deaths are all the more tragic. It's too bad kings don't ride at the vanguard anymore.  Those were the days...

 

And we agree on something:  We love The Pirate Bay.  The Pirate Bay kicks ass. More power to them, keep up the good fight.   

 

 

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Keith E. Whisman

Economic Draft? What the fuck are you talking about? People join the Marines and the Army during war time to fucking fight and kill the enemies of the United States. I joined to kill mother fuckers that would shit on our flag. And there is no such thing as a bad war. "War is the furthering of diplomacy by other means." Clausewitz from his Treatise On War. 

I support war in all it's forms because usually both parties failed to come to agreement peacefully. We fight wars on foreign lands to keep from fighting them in our own country. In the end it's all about healthy selfishness. I say fuck the rest of the world. To ensure my children live and grow in the United States safe and sound I'll blow the rest of the fucking world away. And that's the way the rest of the world sees it.

So quit being a fucking Vegan Communist Pussy and learn to love your country and support it's wars. BTW Roosevelt was a Democrat during WW2 and Kennedy was also a Dem and he got us involved in Viet Nam. What happened to all the War Protesters since Obama became President? Why don't you see people holding Anti War signs at Federal Government CSPAN events on Cable anymore? You see it's all political to these commie pinko hippies.

You touched a nerve and it pisses me off as a Veteran to see others talk about shit they know nothing about. I am a student of War. I fucking love it. My brothers that passed on in the past 20years are awaiting us surviving veterans in Valhalla. HooAh!

 PS Being a Native and lifelong resident of Arizona I think Senate Bill 1070 is the best law to come around in a very long time. All it does is make Federal Law part of State Law and I say fuck all you cowards that scream about Arizona Law. If you don't like it stay the fuck out of Arizona. It's not a rascist law and the fact is that it's been law all my life that every adult must carry Identification and at least $3.00 These are Arizona vagrancy laws punishable by up to 30days in jail. That's just for not having ID. So there are no constitutional laws being broken here. So quit crying about it. If your here illegally you need to leave because being in this country illegally makes you a criminal and all legal tax paying residents a victim. 

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Cruzg10

I cant say anything about the boss.......he signs the checks

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highsidednb

Well, after the events of 9/11/2001 I was staunchly opposed to invading Iraq as anyone with a critical and inquisitive head on their shoulders knew Iraq had nothing to do with attacks.  The case for invading Iraq and putting our from-mostly-poor economically drafted soldiers in the line of fire was trumped up by liar.  Yellow-cake uranium?  Valerie Plame?  Any of those items ring a bell?  I didn't scream racist epithets at Arabs after 9/11/01 despite having clients who died when the towers went down.  Last, the quote I railed against was about "hadji copies" of movies, etc.  Am I to assume that soldiers buy ripped/filmed movies from people that shoot at them?  

 The success of our military rides on the legacies of WWII and the insane amount of spending through the cold war.  Some of our most successful armed forces were those formed by a draft.  I'd like to challenge anyone who wants to call our most recent efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan victories won by the best army in the world.  Does the best army in the world go to battle without proper gear?  How does the richest country in the world forget to make sure vehicles & soldiers have armor?  To finish this tangential point: A mandatory-service military creates greater patriotism, sense of sacrificing one's personal needs for the greater good, and is a social and economic leveler.  Example?  Israeli military service.  

 Oh, and go move somewhere else?  So people should just quit, pack up and leave because I don't like something about my country?  I bet you're the type that doesn't even vote, let alone know how to be politically active.  If you weren't, you'd understand that it's ok to dislike something about your government but still be a patriot.  

But this is about the recent Pirate Bay situation.  I think the Sorcerer's Apprentice analogy is very good.  As is the Hydra.  Until everyone who knows how to crack goes to work for the MPAA, this is just another minor skirmish.  

 

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Keith E. Whisman

The hummer was never meant to be an armored vehicle. It was designed to be fast and maneuverable to avoid being targeted by the enemy. Our Army, The BEST FUCKING ARMY IN THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD was trained built for jungle and European wood land combat against Soviet and North Korean forces. The Army is also all encompassing and what I mean is the Army is quick to learn new stratagies. In 9years of fighting the Soviets lost over a million men in Afghanistan. We have lost barely 1000 in almost the same amount of time. 

The reason why we are having a tough time of things in Afghanistan is because of a crappy bullshit politician invention called ROE = Rules Of Engagement. Some scumbag fucking Washington politician figured it's best to only allow our soldiers to shoot when shot at. The soldiers just have to hope that that first shot isn't well aimed because that means an American Soldier has to fucking get shot and killed before American Soldiers can fight. WW2 didn't have any king of ROE. When US forces went through towns to clear them of Germans they just tossed grenades into house windows and after the explosion the soldiers would kick in the house doors and open fire on anyone inside. Oops a civilian died. Oops.. Too fucking bad that's war.

As I said it's fucking insane that an American soldiers has to be targeted and shot at before American Soldiers can engage. It's really fucking insane. I'd love to see you fucking commie pinko anti war hippies stand up and be shot at so our troops can follow the ROE. 

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schmag

wow this is completely unbelievable.

what if everyone thought the same as you. you probably alot like myself wake up in the morning drive to work, work in an office with little or no chance at all of a bullet flying by you and you want to comment on what these people go through. that is there job. that is how they put food on the table.

our soldiers wake up in the morning without near as much certainty of even making it through the day. alot of these soldiers endure things daily that are unfathomable to people like you and I without actually standing beside them at the time.

 I may not have ever supported the war but I do support our soldiers. they are doing what they are told just like everyone else that goes to work.

I think the next veteran you see you should take your hat off. shake his hand and say thank you. 

 

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Danthrax66

Actually at the beginning of ww2 most people were volunteers enraged by pearl harbor and they were the best. If you would have watched the pacific you would have seen the marines in the beginning were only volunteer and they were the best the draftees that came in later had no idea what they were up against and ended up dying in greater numbers than the ones who volunteered. Draftees generally don't want to be there and aren't motivated like volunteers. The draft is good for building up numbers to absorb bullets not to make an army that knows how to fight wars. And after 9/11 we weren't going to invade Iraq we were focused on afghan and you are a liar if you say you didn't do a double take on arabs at the airport.. And the last war we won was ww2 because that was the last war that there was no media involvement in. When you televise people dying it tends to deminish the war effort so if there was less media we would probably be out of there by now, and terrorists love publicity which the news gives them all the time. Also in ww2 the general public had more of a backbone and didn't sit behind a pc complaining about everything going on in the world. I would have to agree a mandatory military would do this country good we would have less assholes. And isreal racial profiles so we should do that too. And fighting terrorist while establishing a new gov't isn't the same as fighting a war between countries so yeah we did win by eliminating the terrorist friendly regimes and establishing new ones where the people have a choice. And the guy selling you those dvds could very well be a suicide bomber you never know. And that sense of never knowing who can harm you or when just adds to the stress and the mpaa wants to deny them access to movies that can rwduce their stress I'm sorry but fuck them.

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Keith E. Whisman

Pussy ass Political Correctness and Politician mandated Rules of Engagement is what keeps the US from winning wars anymore and not the media. If a reporter is getting soldiers killed then you shoot the reporter. There were alot of imbedded reporters in the US Military during WW2 like Ernie Pyle who was with the Marines and the Army and was ultimately killed in Action and he wasn't in the Military.

Remember that picture of the Flag Raising on Mt Sarabachi? That was a picture taken by an imbedded media reporter. 

The problem is that soldiers that get into a battle and kill the wrong people and if the rules of engagement aren't met to the letter that soldier can face murder charges. That is just no fucking way to fight a war. It's the reason why we lost in Viet Nam. It actually started in the Korean War after the Chinese attacked Macarthurs Marine and Army forces that had pushed the North Korean Army accross the Yalu River into China. Macarthur famously suggested that Beijing be nuked. That is when politicians took control of war from the generals. We are fated to lose close to the same way the Nazis lost because the politicians can't stay out of things. Hitler was one of the most important and valuable assets to the Allied war effert during WW2 and that's a fact.

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pepper_roni

everyone I know that joined the military joined cause the had no other options, no college, family kicked them out, no job etc. Americas wars get fought by the poor.

 "And the last war we won was ww2 because that was the last war that there was no media involvement in. When you televise people dying it tends to deminish the war effort "

 HAHA, comment of the day? So when people see what war really does, they dont support it? To bad it aint like WW2 were we can indoctrinate our soldiers into fighting the good fight.

If you think that going to Iraq and killing a few arabs is going to help make the world a better place then you are truly lost.

 But dont worry soldier boy, your paid to murder, not think.

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Eagle70ss

As opposed to forced military service? well another matter...

About the Mexican thing...I assume you are alluding to the Arizona Law? This law strictly forbids law enforcement from demanding papers for no reason. It's clearly defined in the bill that the police officer must already be in the course of making a traffic stop(speeding, headlight out, etc.) or another law enforcement action to ask for proof of citizenship. Will there be abuses by some cops that have an ax to grind? Yes, but that could happen before this bill was passed.  Furthermore, it has been a federal law since the 1940's that all aliens keep registration documents on their person(as most nations in the world do including Mexico).

 

Article 67 Mexican Constituion reads, “Authorities, whether federal, state or municipal, are
required to demand that foreigners prove their legal presence in the
country, before attending to any issues.”

 

Arizona law simply adds a state penalty to the already existing Federal Law.

 

Of course we should not prejudge anyone before knowing them. However, are we a nation of laws or not? 

 

 

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bikerbub

i agree with you, and i am completely against the Viacom lawsuit, DRM, EULA's and everything like that. I'm just saying that using the government's internet is probably not the best idea if you're goint to preform ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES. Whether it's right that they're illegal is an entirely different story.

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Cy-Kill

No, using BitTorrent is not 'illegal', who the hell told you that, there are a lot of companies who use BitTorrent, MekTek will be using BitTorrent to release MW4, there are MMO companies who use BitTorrent to download patch files to the client.  A lot of Linux ISOs are available through BitTorrent, there is even a tracker for movies that are in the Public Domain.

EDIT: I see you changed your post just before I finished posting a reply, you changed 'torrenting is illegal' to 'pirating is illegal'. 

Cy-Kill

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bikerbub

i don't think i ever said that bit torrent was illegal, i'm saying that taking advantage of your company's interent without permission for torrenting, kinda like online gaming at work, is against the company's rules, for the most part. Hell, i use BitTorrent regularly, i just wouldn't use it at work. It's a completely different playing field if you're "pirating" at work, because pirating is illegal everywhere. (that is, unless the judge in your area decides that it's not.)

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Danthrax66

It's not illegal if you don't get caught: download utorrent>preferences>bittorrent>forced outgoing encryption

http://www.peerblock.com/ <--blocks known mpaa/riaa/gov't/educational ip addresses from tracking you. 

 

Live, Learn, and Shut the Fuck Up. 

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bikerbub

that's why there's an article.

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Caboose

Relic uses a new BitTorrent based app for patches now. It's very nice, and super fast too!

 

-= I don't want to be dead, I want to be alive! Or... a cowboy! =-

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lunchbox73

Seriously? That's your signature?

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bikerbub

they're filing a lawsuit on someone when they don't even know his real name?!

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Michael Ellis

pretty lame. Isn't it?

 

HP Pavilion Elite e9280t  AW020AV-ABA

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Cy-Kill

Well, now I know why I cannot connect.

Cy-Kill

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kris79

Give em another broadside! Silly lawyers...

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