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Date: 03/24/12 02:00 PM

41 Responses to Feeling Guilty About Downloading Movies? [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of Buiadh
    Buiadh Male 30-39
    6739 posts
    March 24, 2012 at 10:57 am
    Link: Feeling Guilty About Downloading Movies? - A cost-free solution has arrived!
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    krembill Male 18-29
    1092 posts
    March 24, 2012 at 2:18 pm
    Love it!
  3. Profile photo of diylobotomy
    diylobotomy Male 18-29
    1832 posts
    March 24, 2012 at 2:18 pm
    What a nice guy!
  4. Profile photo of BlankTom
    BlankTom Male 30-39
    1674 posts
    March 24, 2012 at 2:19 pm
    I love how entitled people believe they are.
  5. Profile photo of maddux32
    maddux32 Male 30-39
    926 posts
    March 24, 2012 at 2:20 pm
    Intellectual property...

    That`s all I will say.
  6. Profile photo of 5Cats
    5Cats Male 50-59
    32805 posts
    March 24, 2012 at 2:20 pm
    Brilliant!
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    tedgp Male 30-39
    3287 posts
    March 24, 2012 at 2:25 pm
    The sad thing is, that the person who scanned the Euro note has actually committed forgery.
  8. Profile photo of Johanvb
    Johanvb Male 40-49
    509 posts
    March 24, 2012 at 2:25 pm
    Internet connection subscription €35
    pc / laptop €500
    electricity costs to send email €0.05

    The MPAA slapping you with a lawsuit because you confessed in an email to them you actually have downloaded movies and.

    Priceless (well not that priceless, about €30.000 is more likely)
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    ScottSerious Male 18-29
    5316 posts
    March 24, 2012 at 2:31 pm
    makes sense
  10. Profile photo of Dad4Life
    Dad4Life Male 50-59
    2081 posts
    March 24, 2012 at 2:33 pm
    I didn`t feel guilty borrowing LPs and recording them on cassettes. I didn`t feel guilty borrowing a friends DVD to watch, so why would I feel guilty about borrowing movies from someone I never met.
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    Solvent Male 18-29
    2842 posts
    March 24, 2012 at 2:33 pm
    Anybody who feels guilty about illegally downloading things is a sucker.
  12. Profile photo of lauriloo
    lauriloo Female 40-49
    1803 posts
    March 24, 2012 at 2:41 pm
    Of course, the fact that what you are actually stealing is the ENJOYMENT of the product, not the bunch of 1s and 0s is what invalidates this argument. Do you think sneaking into a movie theater or a concert or any other means to amuse yourself isn`t breaking the law? Same thing. People who steal the result of other people`s hard work are pathetic losers, period.
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    DuckBoy87 Male 18-29
    3236 posts
    March 24, 2012 at 2:51 pm
    I notice that this person hasn`t actually sent out this email.
  14. Profile photo of Marksman
    Marksman Male 40-49
    154 posts
    March 24, 2012 at 2:51 pm
    Dude....just admit you got caught in a porn scam and move on...pay the fine and get the fck out....LOL
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    coolthing97 Male 18-29
    1057 posts
    March 24, 2012 at 3:04 pm
    Don`t really care. Post count +1!
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    swoop408 Male 18-29
    1754 posts
    March 24, 2012 at 3:11 pm
    Oh lauriloo. Have fun paying for media! :)
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    Norris Male 18-29
    1011 posts
    March 24, 2012 at 3:12 pm
    hell no i dont

    I couldnt even tell you how many hundreds of movies I have :P
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    Zuriel Male 30-39
    554 posts
    March 24, 2012 at 3:35 pm
    win
  19. Profile photo of TheShgn2
    TheShgn2 Male 13-17
    626 posts
    March 24, 2012 at 4:00 pm
    "Of course, the fact that what you are actually stealing is the ENJOYMENT of the product, not the bunch of 1s and 0s is what invalidates this argument. Do you think sneaking into a movie theater or a concert or any other means to amuse yourself isn`t breaking the law? Same thing. People who steal the result of other people`s hard work are pathetic losers, period."
    The whole point of the e-mail is that it`s not stealing. In no way are is the company losing anything, and the man has no way to purchase it from them, so he creates a copy, like borrowing a book at the library.
  20. Profile photo of 5Cats
    5Cats Male 50-59
    32805 posts
    March 24, 2012 at 5:26 pm
    "The sound of money is proper payment for the sound of work"
    Ancient Arabic Saying.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    36665 posts
    March 24, 2012 at 7:46 pm

    Gee, if you want it you have a right to it... free!
    Is that it?

    "Anybody who feels guilty about illegally downloading things is a sucker." Or just honest.

    Me? Hell yes I`ve ripped/burned movies I`ve rented...but I`m not trying to justifying it. Call it what it is people, don`t mince words trying to justify it.
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    PvtDeth Male 30-39
    74 posts
    March 24, 2012 at 9:23 pm
    The first part of this makes perfect sense. Of course, the vast majority of readers of this letter are not in a position where they can`t just get their movies from a store, redbox, netflix, amazon, iTunes, etc... But they`ll see this as justification of their actions anyway.
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    intrigid Male 18-29
    914 posts
    March 24, 2012 at 9:35 pm
    "but I`m not trying to justifying it. Call it what it is people, don`t mince words trying to justify it."

    You`re making the assumption that people _need_ to justify it, and I don`t think that assumption is valid.
  24. Profile photo of BostonKaiser
    BostonKaiser Male 40-49
    1185 posts
    March 24, 2012 at 11:06 pm
    Theft is theft. Rationalize it all you want. I bet if it was your song/movie/book that got pirated you`d feel differently.
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    emmettyville Female 40-49
    4348 posts
    March 25, 2012 at 12:22 am
    woot! pirates foreverrrrr
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    JG8586 Male 18-29
    1 post
    March 25, 2012 at 2:48 am
    Downloading or streaming movies isn`t theft. At least it isn`t in the UK. It is copyright infringement. Still illegal though.
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    bataleon27 Male 18-29
    1178 posts
    March 25, 2012 at 3:14 am
    @BostonKaiser - Yes you are correct, theft is theft. But how can this be classed as theft when you are affectively creating a duplicated item for your personal use.

    Say for example I was able to go into a house, pick up a book and make a clone right there and then. I would leave the original and take the clone for my personal use. Would that be theft? No, no it wouldn`t.

    It is in no way shape or form theft. Sure there may be a lot of people that would otherwise pay for these digital products if they were not freely available. However, there are ultimately a good deal of people who just wouldn`t buy the product if it wasn`t available for free.

    Until the various media industries come up with an alternative revenue model, they will continue to whine bitch and moan about all this money they are supposedly losing. If they stopped trying to fight the futile war against pirates and put their arses in gear, they might have started making money again. But alas, they
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    NOCASH Male 18-29
    423 posts
    March 25, 2012 at 6:05 am
    Clever pirates are clever.
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    Baelzar Male 40-49
    1399 posts
    March 25, 2012 at 9:30 am
    You believe you have a right to copy what others have spent a lot of time, work and money creating?

    How does that make sense?
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    Corydoras87 Male 18-29
    642 posts
    March 25, 2012 at 10:13 am
    and then the government jailed him for scanning money, which is not allowed, which is why some scanners refuse to do it. to not replicate the money
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    whodat6484 Male 30-39
    3908 posts
    March 25, 2012 at 11:30 am
    Yeah, this is pretty funny but scanning money like that will get you locked up for counterfeiting
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25420 posts
    March 25, 2012 at 12:37 pm
    ahhh... next day police rock up on the door!
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    Quackor Male 18-29
    2856 posts
    March 25, 2012 at 3:10 pm
    he is an idiot, has no understanding of copyright or profit, im amazed he has 10 euros in his wallet tho
  34. Profile photo of The-Brit
    The-Brit Male 50-59
    127 posts
    March 25, 2012 at 5:26 pm
    Way to go buddy ;-)

    Man these other comments seem to be posted by the `sheeple` that buy the garbage spread by `The Media`.

    Ask a musician or script writer - the CREATOR - how much % of sales they get. I mean GROSS and not NET. NET is after the `media company` adds all the `creative accounting` items to the bill so that they can screw the original content creator.

    ONLY when the original content creator gets their fair share will I conciser some of the misguided arguments posted before this.
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    Discobiscuit Male 18-29
    542 posts
    March 25, 2012 at 8:07 pm
    I`m against piracy (not so much for videos/TV, more so struggling game developers), but this was really amusing.
  36. Profile photo of Justin9235
    Justin9235 Male 18-29
    1582 posts
    March 26, 2012 at 5:31 am
    "I`m against piracy (not so much for videos/TV, more so struggling game developers), but this was really amusing."

    Well there`s a difference between pirating a movie from a major production company, and a game from a indie development company. I for one always support small businesses and would never pirate their products.

    Imagine it like a code amongst thieves. Even thieves have morals.
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    greekhop Male 30-39
    116 posts
    March 26, 2012 at 6:32 am
    Hahah awesome! Love this guy! Im sure he understands copyright very well, theres just no point in equating the theft of a physical object (once its gone, you no longer have it in your possesion) to digital piracy (once its pirated, its still available to its original owner)as most laws on the books have done.
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    alsobored Male 18-29
    347 posts
    March 26, 2012 at 6:35 am
    Nicely done.
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    patchgrabber Male 30-39
    5812 posts
    March 26, 2012 at 8:39 am
    MPAA:

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    Bananahammoc Female 18-29
    309 posts
    March 27, 2012 at 1:49 am
    Nice draft, but did he actually send it? I doubt it. Still, good message to get across.
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    ariadnese Female 18-29
    71 posts
    March 29, 2012 at 5:04 pm
    I hate when people compare pirating with someone having something and copying it for free and saying "now everyone has it yay!". It`s a bit more complicated. People spend money on making movies/ect., thousands of dollars most times. Ya you can just copy what they made and you`re not taking the original from them but you`re still viewing and using it without the creator getting back what they put into it. Now obviously this isn`t too big of a problem when it`s companies that make billions of dollars but I gotta imagine that small companies/artists do suffer because of pirating.

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