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Discussion in 'News' started by ModSquad, Jan 25, 2012.
I don't get why everyone tries so hard to paint megaupload as fallen heroes. Yes, it sucks that they were taken down. But all of the people in the upper levels, esp. Schmitz himself, are major cunts by all accounts that were in it for the money.
Honestly I don't think the charges originating from their piracy indictments will stick. It clearly states in the Communications Decency Act that website owners cannot be held responsible for the actions of their users. Plus it's not even a site that was hosted in the US. I highly doubt any jury would convict. They arrested them out of pure butthurt.
Was MegaBox spyware? But wouldn't The Internet Hivemind pick that up in a couple of seconds or something?
And there's no iffy things with the MB business model? No ambiguous clauses etc? It's basically a new/better business model vs an older/worser business model? Gee whiz, Karl Marx is snickering in his grave.
And I think it's quite ironic that the music bussines, who has been praising and glorifying rebellion and modernism since the end of the war, is when the chips are down the most anemic and repulsed of change there is.
Fuck! Who are they going after next? Korg for making the microSAMPLER? Because you can like totally sample Justin Bieber, add some FX and make him sound like an angry drag queen on smack, making everyone laugh and stop listening to the real deal, making everyone but Korg losing monies.
Well MU payed many persons for sharing pirated stuffs, there were a system of reward that payed you money for how many download you gained, that is promoting piracy for FBI.
if they get a fair trial then they may well get out of this.
we'll see what happens
That... That was beautiful nigga.
I want that store to exist.
another interesting thing:
about a month and a half ago, when Megaupload commissioned that song and then stuck it on youtube, Universal Music filed a takedown notice and had it removed, even though Megaupload owned everything in the video. Megaupload filed a lawsuit and the video was put back, but then UMG said that They have the right to tell Youtube to remove whatever the hell they want even if it has nothing to do with them.
sauce: http://torrentfreak.com/universal-censors-megaupload-song-gets-branded-a-rogue-label-111210/ http://torrentfreak.com/megaupload-to-universal-youve-got-some-explaining-to-do-111228/
TL;DR Jews everywhere.
this is far worse than anything mere Jews could ever do.
Yes, indeed. Source right now, you fibbing cunt.
Just because you pay for downloads doesn't mean that the content has to be pirated. That decision is made by the uploader.
I read the indictment, they have emails of the site owners emailing eachother links to pirated material. That and a few other things which clearly indicate they knew exactly what was going on, and how much pirated material there was, without doing anything about it, the site owners could also search the site at will, whereas most people can't actually do a search of the site, so it was clear they knew how much piracy was going it.
"These guys think an iPad is a facial treatment, the internet is the devil, and wired phones are still hip, they are in denial about the new realities and opportunities. They don't understand that the rip-off days are over. Artists are more educated than ever about how they are getting ripped off and how the big labels only look after themselves." -Kim "Dotcom" Schmitz
This man is the Gaben of music.
I agree, fat, stupid, and entirely recalcitrant about Half Life 3
No, they arrested him to make his butt hurt. I bet he gets thrown in with Fleece Johnson in holding.
I propose that we write snail mail to Universal Music and tell them that we're boycotting their films until they admit that they did something wrong and compensate Megaupload. The US adresses for the corporate HQs are:
2220 Colorado Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90404
New York, NY 10019
Of course, us non-americans should write to our national HQs too.
Implying that jews has done anything special, for better or worse.
What the fuck are you talking about? How is a PLATFORM SPYWARE? Do you understand the difference between a virus and a protocol? Obviously not.
brilliant. the moment someone finally does something smart that might just help an industry plagued by the stupidity of record label fatcats... the same jewish assholes fuck it up again... thank you for stunting the growth of my profession's industry. assholes.
The jews invented sampling and mix-up.
Again: citation needed
Doesn't this bullshit just burn your blood?
Fuck a duck.
And where did you hear this from? Your "friend"?
we may be ED, but we still have SOME standards for proof.
back when I posted that "Operation Restoration" video on Youtube, someone posted a response saying that ED.ch gave them a virus. they gave no proof, and if you can't prove it, then it's probably bullshit
Fuck the RIAA, UMG, Atlantic, Sony Music and whatever others i've missed...
BOARD THE WINDOWS! HIDE YOUR KIDS! HIDE YOUR WIFE~! HIDE YOUR GOLD@!!
All I care about is, that's just a upload site, they make money, derp herp. whatever. Also of course they were jelly and ripped megaupload apart.
Also, I like pie.
This "download shit" you speak of, was a program that would replace the advertisements you see on the internet, with adverts that Megaupload would get paid for. It wasn't spyware, the program explicitly told you this is what it does. You agree to it as a way for paying for the music you download, without actually having to pay.
So it was a pretty game changing system actually, which surely put a knot in UMG's panties.