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Re: Opening the piracy can of worms.
« Reply #29 from previous page: October 22, 2006, 03:05:01 PM »
stay on target, er, I mean topic please.
 

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Re: Opening the piracy can of worms.
« Reply #30 on: October 22, 2006, 03:24:48 PM »
Your point being?
 

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Re: Opening the piracy can of worms.
« Reply #31 on: October 22, 2006, 03:26:00 PM »
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If we allow discussions advocating piracy, soon someone will get the idea that it's OK to send links to pirate sites via PM. Soon afterwards, they would start posting them publicly.

You could make it clear that the line is drawn there. Which means that you could ban anyone who purposely post a link to a warez site. I honestly do not think that there would be more warez links, just because people express their opinion regarding the issue. Just make it clear that whenever the line is passed, the user will be banned.

I do not understand why we should ban peacefull discussions at all.. But it is you who are the one who makes the rules, so i guess must abide them if i want to post here.
 

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Re: Opening the piracy can of worms.
« Reply #32 on: October 22, 2006, 03:45:55 PM »
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Argo wrote:
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 I know, just thought it was funny.


Sorry Argo, I'm thick sometimes :oops:
Someone has to state the obvious and that someone is me!
 

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Re: Opening the piracy can of worms.
« Reply #33 on: May 11, 2007, 08:57:33 AM »
What if we could just be honest and ask the authors to make the software donation ware or shareware.  Then we could support them and still keep the legal end ok.  We need to support software or good people won't write it.  We could ask them to donate some software if they really want to get out of the platform or open source it.  That way others could benefit from their hard work.  The retro games would be nice running on new hardware if it comes.  Or on old hardware. too.