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Comment: Re:I hear Wildcard Studios just licensed their wor (Score 1) 212

by Aklyon (#32310882) Attached to: Federal Court Issues Permanent Injunction For Isohunt

"I don't think piracy will be so widespread for many more years."

You are a idiot. the Internet is not a linear path, its a network. You can't block an entire network when it spans the entire world. The **AA Utter Idiots also don't seem to understand the Streisand Effect, the more you block/hide something the more people will want it, and more sites will pop up. Its like chasing a racehorse by riding a slug; They will never succeed totally.

Comment: Re:not going to work (Score 1) 288

by Aklyon (#31892510) Attached to: File Sharing Remains a Perk of College Life

These corporations cannot on one hand screech that it's a "free market" and that they "serve only their shareholders" when committing price gouging, mass layoffs without dire need, subsidizing their low pay with public welfare, and other such actions, and then turn around and demand protection from that very "free market" when it renders them obsolete. Can't have that one both ways.

Hollywood is scared of the market it been ripping off since the internet stole control from it? that makes sense, the known con man will flee while the unknown will stay.

Comment: Re:But they're making it easier (Score 1) 288

by Aklyon (#31892466) Attached to: File Sharing Remains a Perk of College Life

a wall built?, you can find someone to smash it.
annoying "protection"? you can easily get around it if you look in the right places.
mandated spyware? easily tricked, eventually.
The Streisand Effect.

If you deny it, it will become more interesting, whether you want it to or not. They need to learn this.

There must be more to life than having everything. -- Maurice Sendak