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Senator Orrin Hatch thinks copyright owners should destroy your computer

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Michael

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With Tripleshot's perfect record of being wrong on political predictions, Hatch is guaranteed another term.

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LunarRay

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Steal what I work hard to create and I'd be upset. Steal what Madonna created and she should be upset too.
I think copyright law is intended to protect the product of one's labor... why is it right to steal it?

If I caught you stealing my car I'd call the police... I'd hope to see you jailed but I'd not break your arm even if I could.
 

AnImuS

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we should zap senators cars everytime they recieve money from a corporation and we'll see how hatch feels about it...
 

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Originally posted by: HJD1
Steal what I work hard to create and I'd be upset. Steal what Madonna created and she should be upset too.
I think copyright law is intended to protect the product of one's labor... why is it right to steal it?

If I caught you stealing my car I'd call the police... I'd hope to see you jailed but I'd not break your arm even if I could.
Again, this isn't about stealing, this is about the RIAA attempting to become another branch of law enforcement without the restrictions of due process and innocent-until-proven-guilty. If you really did commit infringement, then you deserve to be sued and have whatever consequences the law permits applied. But the RIAA does not need the ability to remotely destroy anyone's computer systems on a mere whim.
 

LunarRay

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Originally posted by: jliechty
Originally posted by: HJD1
Steal what I work hard to create and I'd be upset. Steal what Madonna created and she should be upset too.
I think copyright law is intended to protect the product of one's labor... why is it right to steal it?

If I caught you stealing my car I'd call the police... I'd hope to see you jailed but I'd not break your arm even if I could.
Again, this isn't about stealing, this is about the RIAA attempting to become another branch of law enforcement without the restrictions of due process and innocent-until-proven-guilty. If you really did commit infringement, then you deserve to be sued and have whatever consequences the law permits applied. But the RIAA does not need the ability to remotely destroy anyone's computer systems on a mere whim.

That is what I meant by "but I'd not break your arm even if I could" I agree with you.
 

Tab

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Anyone taking bets on how long it takes unit Orrin's website gets hacked?
 

ProviaFan

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Originally posted by: HJD1
Originally posted by: jliechty
Originally posted by: HJD1
Steal what I work hard to create and I'd be upset. Steal what Madonna created and she should be upset too.
I think copyright law is intended to protect the product of one's labor... why is it right to steal it?

If I caught you stealing my car I'd call the police... I'd hope to see you jailed but I'd not break your arm even if I could.
Again, this isn't about stealing, this is about the RIAA attempting to become another branch of law enforcement without the restrictions of due process and innocent-until-proven-guilty. If you really did commit infringement, then you deserve to be sued and have whatever consequences the law permits applied. But the RIAA does not need the ability to remotely destroy anyone's computer systems on a mere whim.
That is what I meant by "but I'd not break your arm even if I could" I agree with you.
Then you have a much better sense of morality than the RIAA does, because they'd say fvck the police and break your arm many times over for an offense many times less serious than stealing a car.
 

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