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governments trying to control the internet again.

#21HypnoCooshPosted 9/26/2013 10:17:42 AM
Vindication123 posted...
Business interests want to control the internet, the government wants to curve criminal use of it.


Big business and government go hand in hand, and the government decides whats criminal and what isn't...

So it's a loose loose for the people.
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#22Binba442Posted 9/26/2013 10:44:15 AM
Piarcy again? If companies don't want their stuff pirated, Do a valve, have a better service than the pirates and put it on Netflix, and make some money off it.

Got a series from the early 2000s that maybe some people want to buy? But can't because the DVD isn't available?

Put it on netflix, (UK and US please :3), make SOME money off it.

If it's not
On DVD/Blu-ray/ for a reasonable price
On my regional itunes for a good price
On my regional Netflix
Releasing again anytime soon. (Gurenn lagann is getting a UK re-release)
then it's MORALLY ok to pirate it.
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#23blueheart100(Topic Creator)Posted 9/26/2013 1:17:29 PM
This why we've got to keep the internet free, government is always trying to control us and they don't know how the internet works.
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#24KidInTheHallPosted 9/26/2013 1:34:48 PM
stop tryin to controls mai internets gubbermint!
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#25TheFeshPincePosted 9/26/2013 1:42:09 PM
HypnoCoosh posted...
Vindication123 posted...
Business interests want to control the internet, the government wants to curve criminal use of it.


Big business and government go hand in hand, and the government decides whats criminal and what isn't...

So it's a loose loose for the people.


Watch out for the loose loose. I hear it's important in this argument.
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#26WyzeGyePosted 9/26/2013 1:47:42 PM
Binba442 posted...
Piarcy again? If companies don't want their stuff pirated, Do a valve, have a better service than the pirates and put it on Netflix, and make some money off it.

Got a series from the early 2000s that maybe some people want to buy? But can't because the DVD isn't available?

Put it on netflix, (UK and US please :3), make SOME money off it.

If it's not
On DVD/Blu-ray/ for a reasonable price
On my regional itunes for a good price
On my regional Netflix
Releasing again anytime soon. (Gurenn lagann is getting a UK re-release)
then it's MORALLY ok to pirate it.


I agree 100 percent.
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#27HELZEROPosted 9/26/2013 1:51:00 PM(edited)
We should regulate the internet. We don't want people starting arab springs and freely expressing their ideas. For example if the government does something illegal and wrong, i shouldn't be able to safely inform other people. Let's go back to the good old days before the internet where a nobody like me could be crucified for fighting for what's right and nobody would even know or dare challenge the authorities.
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#28KamenRiderBladePosted 9/26/2013 5:29:05 PM
HELZERO posted...
We should regulate the internet. We don't want people starting arab springs and freely expressing their ideas. For example if the government does something illegal and wrong, i shouldn't be able to safely inform other people. Let's go back to the good old days before the internet where a nobody like me could be crucified for fighting for what's right and nobody would even know or dare challenge the authorities.


I don't know if you're being serious or sarcastic.

If you're serious, I am very saddened at your view of things.
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#29JKatarnPosted 9/26/2013 6:25:59 PM
SinisterSlay posted...
I don't understand how democratic governments are allowed to make laws that the people don't want.


Because corporations/industry watchgroups are formed by people - people who have a metric ton of cash for lobbying for their cause etc.
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#30TimePharaohPosted 9/26/2013 6:32:33 PM
Loshadt posted...
jrr18 posted...
name one government that doesn't want to control the internet


Doesn't make it okay.


Go make your own internet then you can make whatever rules you want.


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