Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 31st Aug 2010 22:09 UTC
Legal Despite doing what I think are some great things for the American people, the Obama administration has a dark side. Joe Biden and many others on staff come straight from the RIAA camp, and it shows. Today, the Obama administration disregarded every US law relating to theft and copyright by stating that piracy is "flat, unadulterated theft".
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RE[6]: piracy is theft
by ssa2204 on Thu 2nd Sep 2010 23:36 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: piracy is theft"
ssa2204
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How do you know?

RIAA advocates such as yourself claim that every downloaded song/film constitutes a lost sale, something based on absolutely nothing. As such, I think I'm entitled to make a similarly nonsensical claim: namely, that all downloaded music/films are eventually bought.

Both claims have no footing in reality - yet somehow mine is more idiotic than yours?


Your argument kind of assumes that a bunch of kids are going to turn around and pay for the game or movie they just downloaded? You really believe that?

Well if so, call me at 555-555-1212 with your credit cards ready, because I have some cheap bridges for sale in Brooklyn.

You are as idiotically childish as the same editors at Ars who whine about ad revenue loss (content costs, nothing is for free) then turn around and defend piracy as if content is free, nothing costs.

Maybe you pirate defenders should just shut the f--k up, go produce some actual content, then come back and provide a model whereby you can produce quality without cost. Until then, you are an ignorant and hypocritical child that needs to get out in the world.

Edited 2010-09-02 23:37 UTC

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