Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 9th Jun 2011 18:51 UTC
Internet & Networking It's official now. The signs had been there for a while now. While the west bangs on about the importance of freedom and democracy, they don't actually want anyone to have too much of it. The US, France, and the UK have jointly pretty much declared war on freedom on the web.
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RE[4]: Goofy duffas.
by pantheraleo on Fri 10th Jun 2011 15:56 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Goofy duffas."
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You must be trolling.

I'm not trolling. I just don't know why he couldn't give a straight answer to what is a very straight forward question.

Fighting file sharing is the worse one because you really can't win and you just adding the resources of the massive, massive file sharing group against you.

If we allow file sharing of copyrighted material and don't prosecute it at all, it would be disastrous. I'm both a developer, and a published author. And I would simply stop doing both if file sharing were so rampant that I could't make any money doing them anymore. I'd love to do them both for free and simply give away my work. I really would. But unfortunately, those who think all software, music, etc. should be free don't seem to realize that housing and food is not free. If housing and food were free, I'd be more than happy to simply give away all my work. But again, if file sharing of copyrighted works were legal and was not subject to prosecution, pretty soon all the file sharers would find themselves with nothing to share when the game companies and such simply stopped creating new games because it was no longer profitable to do so.

Edited 2011-06-10 15:58 UTC

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