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Tue Feb 18 14:50:34 UTC 2014
Bojan Popovic wrote, On 18/02/14 14:30:
> Bittorent itself isn't. It's just a way of distributed file sharing.
> File sharing itself is not illegal if the files themselves are legal.
> For example, most Linux distributions (including Slack) offer
> bittorrent downloads as a way to decrease a load on the physical
> download server.
> Piracy is what is illegal. No matter if on bittorrent, usenet, ftp or
> any other medium.
I think the j/k Miguel wrote means "joking"; as most media outlets
define bittorrent as the only way illegal downloads happen - the same as
they describe 'hackers' instead of 'crackers' when mentioning
scans/trojans/worms etc. (us slackers are all hackers!).
The press puts out wrong signals here and Joe Public (sheeple) believe it.
> On Mon, 17 Feb 2014 20:42:16 -0800
> Miguel De Anda <miguel at thedeanda.com> wrote:
>> bittorrent (isn't bit torrent illegal? j/k) etc.
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