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Keichii
01-11-2005, 09:00 PM
I just thought I'd let everyone know that bittorent is now officialy illegal.
Read More (http://www.broadbandreports.com/shownews/57930)

Well I guess its not illegal illegal but its against the law. Just read the article so you know what I mean.

(I put this here since I guess it is Naruto-related but if I'm wrong then please just movie it.)

[Daisuke]
01-11-2005, 09:12 PM
Bittorrent is not illegal. What is illegal is the sharing of licensed property without paying fees to the license holder. This has always been the case, it's just America's anti-terrorism ideals are spreading to everything and they're becoming Nazi like with respect to file sharing :/ We should just use www.piratebay.org, as it's in Sweden and the MPAA can't touch it at all. Microsoft have tried and failed :D So the MPAA can't do anything.

strider4545
01-11-2005, 09:13 PM
lol nice i like how u think daisuke

tHeNiNjA Fr0mNYc
01-11-2005, 09:15 PM
them dirty b4st4rds. they keep taking away everything we know and love and anything that lets us DL free stuff and how the hell are we gonna watch new naruto eps and stuff like that huh??HUH??????.T.T**wails**

noxide
01-11-2005, 09:15 PM
yeah at least we can still use bittorent

strider4545
01-11-2005, 09:16 PM
yah cause naruto isnt licensed in the usa therefore its legal (corret me if i am wrong)

[Daisuke]
01-11-2005, 09:20 PM
Also, you might just have to learn how to use IRC distros. Funnilly enough, there's a NL mIRC script in the process of being made, should be ready for release soon ^_^

strider4545
01-11-2005, 09:23 PM
ugh i hate irc i could never use it. which is why i use soulseek

kmb
01-12-2005, 04:07 AM
well the law is the law. if it is illegal then it is illegal

H_I
01-12-2005, 09:43 AM
Well guys you have to remeber. That every single anime that comes out of Japan that is fansubbed is Technically illegal.Sorry guys but thats the truth.Technically it cannot be shared with out the Written Consent of the anime creators. But Japan does not really pay any mind. They will get payed any how,when the U.S Buys the License,Then they end up On dvd here. Almost everything thats shared on BT is Illegal.There are many arguements On what should and should not be Shared on Bt, And probaly will never stop.I will post a few articles about Fansubbing and Licenses, When i get the chance.Thats why alot of groups Drop a series once it gets here in the US.Sucks for us who like a particualr anime, but thats how it is.

Anto
01-12-2005, 09:46 AM
what an obvious hoax dammit! most hoaxes are displayed the same way :P

brent_d
01-12-2005, 11:29 AM
Thanks for the info.It doesnt matter for me anyway.I dont use it...

Cain
01-12-2005, 12:31 PM
Webmasters can bid their precious bandwidth farewell with this news...

Denny
01-12-2005, 01:44 PM
Here file sharing is illegal. Most P2P programs require that you also share media, what makes them illegal to use. But aslong you don't share anything, and only download, then it's legal. That's the case here in Finland. For example, downloading Naruto from via IRC is perfectly legal 8if you don't share) because you don't have to share anything.

LittleAtari
01-12-2005, 04:57 PM
isnt if u pay for the program its not illegal cuz that wat i did and it was cheap

[Daisuke]
01-12-2005, 05:28 PM
Erm, if you paid for the filesharing program, taht doesn't entitle you to the rights to own licensed property without paying the fee.

dexlimp
01-24-2005, 12:41 PM
it is not illegal because it is not licensed yet.

Matonly1T
01-24-2005, 12:51 PM
i guess it al depends on what you use bit torrent for...........

kakashi_00x000
01-24-2005, 09:48 PM
i don't use bit torent, but if your downloading naruto eps, there free fan subs. so it's not illegal. I think.

won1
01-24-2005, 11:03 PM
i never got bittorent to work anyways no loss

LordMelkor
01-28-2005, 06:16 PM
i dont know if others have said this yet or not.. because i just read the first post and then read the article. The article does not even SUGGEST that bittorrent is illegal (Blizzard Ent. uses BT!)... it says however that the MPAA are cracking down on those using it to download illegal material, since it is possible to track the IP of all those using a particular torrent they have sent out warning to those using the lisence infringing torrent (but the article says that by law the cable companies cannot give personal information even to the MPAA, so it is just an empty threat) since people continue to download lisenced material MPAA decided to hit those that distribute the illegal material. Something to note however... the MPAA is defending the lisencing rights of the big shot hollywood studios and probably couldnt give a shit about torrent sites that dont distribute the material of their clients... correct me if i am mistaken... but to sum it up Bittorrent in itself is NOT illegal.. i think people should do a little more research before announcing such bullshit.

nhstennisballer2007
01-29-2005, 08:20 PM
']Bittorrent is not illegal. What is illegal is the sharing of licensed property without paying fees to the license holder. This has always been the case, it's just America's anti-terrorism ideals are spreading to everything and they're becoming Nazi like with respect to file sharing :/ We should just use www.piratebay.org (http://www.piratebay.org/), as it's in Sweden and the MPAA can't touch it at all. Microsoft have tried and failed :D So the MPAA can't do anything.okay daisiuke how about the US i heard they are illegal is it

DoctorPepper
01-30-2005, 05:28 AM
I realy dont care if some fat rich asshole wants to become even more richer by the cost of millions people stay without some fun stuff that they cant pay for.
Few years ago i used to steal PC games from the Video stores. Just cause i didnt had those 50 euro for some stupid CD. And after i was leaving the shop all i felt was happyness(and some adrenaline, ofcorse). That shop made thousands euros every month, so i dont think they even missed those 5-6 cd that i have taken.
Same is here... I wont stop DL free MP3 or not use BT or even stop visit some porn sites cause i am under 18.... And why should i? Just cause some rich MTF say that its not right?

Ichiga
01-30-2005, 01:51 PM
it's only iilegal to download movies with it