NONE of you cover the other side of the coin. Do I "Pirate" Things I...suppose so. But hear me out - I buy blanks, disk burners, Data Cards, Computer hardware, Pay for high speed internet, Pay for Gaming Consoles, Pay for hacking devices.
My tigerdirect, dealextreme, ebay, amazon order historys are numerous+ pages long...each. Why? BECAUSE I PIRATE.
NONE of you ignorant pompous know it alls speak of the global economic benefits across numerous industries. It hurts four industries IMO... movie, music, software, gaming.
How many does it help? COUNTLESS. After multi platinum mo-town artists died on welfare after being raped by music companies. The ethical and moral horrors of all those industries knew NO BOUNDS and all for more money. KARMA came for them and now this will solve that karma for them?
There are some important life laws you can not escape and one more written US law won't stop any of those after you.
The US has the highest prison population by far and now we need MORE greedy jerk laws to fill the void? What void - There is no room left in them. Want to fix the debt and prison crisis? Start getting rid of stupid over the top criminal statutes, lying officers and draconian sentencing not MAKE MORE OF IT. We are just criminalizing our entire population slowly but surely and THAT will reap GREAT economic consequences and loses in taxes.
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