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  • Mar 14th, 2014 @ 10:04am

    Re:

    but in the meanwhile they are dying there was a drying of culture and cannibalizing of resources to try to save a rotten industrie instead so nope we must still fight i am not american but i hope this new attack is repelled again and for those who say that we won against sopa we repelled the first wave the next will be stronger so we must prepare for it

    also a small commentary.

    the legacy entertainment industry fears the internet and with a good reason not because of piracy thats the window dressing they fear competition

    many people create for the pleasure of create and they want to share but here is when it gets murky a fan creates something because he enjoys the original and want to contribute some corporation creates because the original sold well and wants a piece of the pie

    so when both products finish the corporated one looks really bad against the fan created and instead of creating something awesome the corporations destroy something awesome to sell their trash

  • Mar 5th, 2014 @ 4:16pm

    Re: In other blame-the-victim news:

    all your analogies fail in certain circuntances

    if you dont close the door it will be the home owner fault if they got a thief

    if the car owner left the keys on it will be the car owner fault the car was stolen

    if the hot girl go to a bad neighborhood in a miniskirt alone then sad as i must say she would be the one at fault

    so in that vein if your product is good but you make it harder to get it legally dont be surprised if piracy increases

    what maximalists dont understand is that people would buy the product if it is accesible and a reasonable price netflix is a great service for this reason we dont need stronger copyrights we need better understanding of your consumer base

  • Mar 5th, 2014 @ 9:48am

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    on one hand i can understand nintendo position the cost of mantaining the server no longer is offset by the earnings and most of the old users have upgraded

    but on the other hand this is a symptom of something more nefarious the loss of control of your products

    this is the start of the end so far we have single player and thats why it must not die but the CEOS in the search of more $$$ are alienating customers so why i should buy a online only game like titanfal at full retail price if i know that in 10 years maximun will be useless and the minimun can be as low as 2 months, i hope the online only craze dies soon

  • Feb 27th, 2014 @ 6:05pm

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    clarify me this whats the difference between dorm roomate and girlfriend?

  • Feb 26th, 2014 @ 10:40am

    Re: Depends upon what you mean by "fair use"

    you should repeat to yourself : piracy is bad but is not thievery, fair use is for increase of culture and copyright is for the increase of profit

    what we need is a real definition of fair use that cannot be discused and a punishment and a punishment for a false claim

  • Jan 31st, 2014 @ 10:33am

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    ok in my opinion fair use right now is a bad joke is useless and less than useless

    in my opinion an efective fair use algorithm should be like this

    is a complete copy ?
      Y is for educational purposses?
      Y Fair use
      N is still selling in stores?
        Y could be Copyright infringement
        N the original publisher has disbanded/died or merged with another?
           Y Fair Use
           N it has been more than 10 years from original release?
              Y Fair Use
              N could be Copy right infringement
    N improves the original work?
       Y Fair Use
       N it is for reviewing or news?
         Y Fair Use
         N it is a minor case that the most likely cause is a coincidence
           Y Fair Use
         N it is a derivative of a derivative work
             Y the original is in public domain?
             Y Fair Use

    and for everything else they go to trial/settlemen not that fair i think but better what we have here

  • Jan 29th, 2014 @ 11:13am

    Re: NOTHING NEW HERE except that everyone now has ability to make perfect copies.

    first point Copyright is a tool and when that tool doesn't work you discard it or adapt it and right now copyright doesnt work as dont stop infringers and just scares independient creators althought maybe thats the point

    i agree with your second point but there is a problem with your solution you cannot create from a vacuum and copyright is expanding and encroaching many things that should be public domain and many creators are scared that will be sued by an accidental infringement

    and i totally agree with your 3rd point stealing is easy and easier even more if you have the lawyers to make your oponent lose or lose all its money is easy with hollywood accounting that made it looks like you are being stolen when you are swimming in cash
    and even easier when you get the goverment to lock the culture so you can rob them blind oh wait you arent talking about the biggest thieves i retract my agreement

  • Jan 23rd, 2014 @ 11:20am

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    ok in my opinion we are losing the war we must still fight but copyright maximalists are on a winning streak

    you know why i say we are losing the war well:

    as far i can see there is a lockout on culture than sparks from 1940 to today

    the punishments are really disproportionate to the crime

    copyright have ofuscated the terminology so much that piracy is thievery, fair use is a defense instead of a right and a product is a service

    also copyright has made that customers are now consumers and potential infringers

  • Oct 25th, 2013 @ 10:04am

    Re: Re: Pirates aren't necessary to success of these "islands".

    actually i dont mean consume the product withouth paying i meant variations of the product for example there is microsoft office i like it has a good text procesor but it is incompatible with my tablet so what can i do well i look for something similar and download offise fr (invented product) that runs exactly the same as microsoft office run in all systems and it is free but oh surprise microsoft dont like it and go to stampt it

    in a real example: giana sisters was born because mario bros was a propiety of nintendo and there wasn't option to multiplats in that age so those programmers made a substitute for commodore 64 it was similar but not the same
    but nintendo didn't like it and it stamped it out

  • Oct 25th, 2013 @ 9:50am

    Re: Pirates aren't necessary to success of these "islands".

    eh i think you are wrong,
    the fact that the old dinosaurs dont want to die to be replaced is something that is wrong if not we still would be in the dark ages (althought i feel we are heading to another one) when the church controlled all media but eventually it was replaced by the printing houses

    a customer has to defend their rights when all industries collude to sell a subpar or even limited product at inflated prices that's why they want to stamp the internet to limit the alternatives it is buy our products as we want or go without it

    and artists can sell directly but it is a minefield why because oh surprise copyright you can't create anything really original in this climate without a good lawyer so it is stiffling innovation

  • Oct 22nd, 2013 @ 7:01am

    Re: OR, if people had paid for it, would have had much longer run.

    and if a show is not that popular even if there is not piracy it wont last

    and if an executive dont like a show even if it is popular and makes money it wont last

    and your point is...?

  • Oct 17th, 2013 @ 5:13pm

    Re: Re: Re: IsoHunt never had ANY products except stolen!

    well netflix is a tentative step in the right direction but still if i want to see justice league it is torrent or nothing since there is no legal recourse to buy

    if i want an old psx game is torrent because there is no recourse to buy because oh surprise copyright issues (i am looking at you blood omen)

    if i want to see daria in their original format is torrenting because licensing made a nightmare to get the original songs

    now recently in another topic it showed there was a tv show for free in the owner page it was the most torrented tv show

    some people like to get something cheap i dont deny this most will sacrifice price for convenience

  • Oct 16th, 2013 @ 4:56pm

    Re:

    Corporate america figured the internet and hated it

  • Oct 3rd, 2013 @ 6:12am

    Re:

    well hasbro is doing a good balancing act with my little pony friendship is magic at least better than all the others

  • Sep 27th, 2013 @ 6:09am

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    it was drowned by the fear propaganda of the usa goverment

  • Aug 3rd, 2013 @ 6:55am

    Re: EA customers DESERVE all the pain they get

    yeah but the problem is when they buy and gut great franshises like plant vs zombies dragon age simcity for the casual they dont check if those are released by EA

    even discounting that EA has a monopoly in sport games
    want to play with oficial players too bad you need to go with EA i have seen some good soccer games but the names god the names ruined the experience

  • Jul 29th, 2013 @ 5:28pm

    Re: One fairly innocent dolt, two thieves.

    ok i kinda agree with you about those who are criminals but when the baknk made a mistake in their favor they must be as quick to correct the mistake

  • May 17th, 2013 @ 4:32pm

    Re:

    i think it will be retroactive and instead of the earnings going to the player it will go to nintendo

  • May 9th, 2013 @ 11:04am

    Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re:

    i am going to disagree

    both of your examples are wrong the first one is not thievery is spionage the second i ll grant it as thievery but not for the reason you think they are depriving one seat avalaibility
    and thats why by definition is thievery.

    well now intangibles cant be stolen lets go on the other side a mother has two children and one acuses the other of stealing his mother love the mother has not a finite quantity of love so the acusation of stealing falls flat and thats what happens to copyright infringement right now you dont have a finite quantity of ideas so the claim of stealing again falls flat

  • Apr 30th, 2013 @ 8:47am

    Re: Re: Re:

    well what about mexico
    see the variety

    green moron
    yellow greedy bastard
    blue corrupt
    red idiot
    and tricolor who are greedy corrupt idiots

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