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    U.S. Government Seizes BitTorrent Search Engine Domain and More

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    Yesterday we reported that the domain of hiphop site RapGodFathers had been seized and today we can reveal that they are not on their own. Two other music sites in the same field – OnSmash.com and DaJaz1.com – have fallen to the same fate. But ICE activities don’t end there.

    Several other domains also appear to have been seized including 2009jerseys.com, nfljerseysupply.com, throwbackguy.com, cartoon77.com, lifetimereplicas.com, handbag9.com, handbagcom.com and dvdprostore.com.
    While I have libertarian views regarding immigration, I want to respond as a conservative. So ICE would rather stop people from downloading content protected by aggressive intellectual property laws than deport people who are here illegally or enforce our borders? Now I'm going to go back into libertarian mode. So ICE would rather ditch one impossible-to-enforce expensive, life destroying, liberty removing law for another under?

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    Re: U.S. Government Seizes BitTorrent Search Engine Domain and More

    I would hope anyone being stolen from would call upon all resources to prevent it. I do not see this as any form of oppression.

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    Re: U.S. Government Seizes BitTorrent Search Engine Domain and More

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    While I have libertarian views regarding immigration, I want to respond as a conservative. So ICE would rather stop people from downloading content protected by aggressive intellectual property laws than deport people who are here illegally or enforce our borders? Now I'm going to go back into libertarian mode. So ICE would rather ditch one impossible-to-enforce expensive, life destroying, liberty removing law for another under?
    Destroying your liberty to duplicate the intellectual property of others? Those bastards.

    As far as why ICE would be involved, that second letter might explain it. Music files are a product of sorts, and they're being "imported" illegally, I guess is the reasoning. Or perhaps because no other federal agency is particularly interested. FBI has bigger fish to fry.
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    Re: U.S. Government Seizes BitTorrent Search Engine Domain and More

    It sounds like they're seizing tiny **** nobody has ever heard of. Torrentz is still up, so it obviously isn't a sweeping crackdown.
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    Keeping **** from being copied is more of a important job to ice than to capture and deport illegals? This seems more evidence that the government is more worried about protecting business interests instead of whats right.
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    Re: U.S. Government Seizes BitTorrent Search Engine Domain and More

    Quote Originally Posted by RightinNYC View Post
    It sounds like they're seizing tiny **** nobody has ever heard of. Torrentz is still up, so it obviously isn't a sweeping crackdown.
    Bet money that downloads are being logged from Torrentz and probably have been for a while. It's only a matter of time, but the problem is these sites that go down will just go back up under another domain by the same or possibly different owners within days.
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    Re: U.S. Government Seizes BitTorrent Search Engine Domain and More

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    Bet money that downloads are being logged from Torrentz and probably have been for a while. It's only a matter of time, but the problem is these sites that go down will just go back up under another domain by the same or possibly different owners within days.
    Torrentz is just a search engine, not a download site.
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    Re: U.S. Government Seizes BitTorrent Search Engine Domain and More

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    Destroying your liberty to duplicate the intellectual property of others? Those bastards.
    At least you admit that it's a liberty being taken away and that the copier isn't guilty of some aggressive act. Your italics however implies that we shouldn't have this liberty. Glad to see that someone is honest enough to endorse the idea that it's ok for thought monopolies like patents and copyright to dictate what others can and cannot say and what others can and cannot do with their labor.

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    I would hope anyone being stolen from would call upon all resources to prevent it. I do not see this as any form of oppression.
    You cannot steal a thought, you can only steal the paper it's written on, unless of course you copied it. Patents and copyrights are very oppressive.

    If you support retaliation against copyright infringement then I should be able to put a post it note on my face saying that the make up I applied and the face I am making is my creation and by making eye contact with me you agree to pay me $500 and if you don't I should be able to throw you in jail for doing an illegal download of my face into your memory.

    "Oh that's silly. You can't possibly enforce that."

    I'll have my friend take video evidence and if everyone in attendance doesn't pay me $500 dollars each to view my video I'll throw the jury, the judge, the bailiff, everyone in the gallery and my own lawyer to the gallows too.

    "Your stupid point is moot is because the law--"

    The law?! Ah yes, of course, "the law". I forgot. The almighty law determines ethics for everyone. Screw right or wrong. Let's just continue to elect barf bucket congressmen to misrepresent us to change the law so that we can argue constitutionality instead of ethics.

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    Re: U.S. Government Seizes BitTorrent Search Engine Domain and More

    Quote Originally Posted by RightinNYC View Post
    It sounds like they're seizing tiny **** nobody has ever heard of. Torrentz is still up, so it obviously isn't a sweeping crackdown.
    Do the opposite as before? It sounds like an interesting strategy. Before they were so focused on the big and bad, which obviously acted like a damn 30 billion headed snake.
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    Re: U.S. Government Seizes BitTorrent Search Engine Domain and More

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    This seems more evidence that the government is more worried about protecting business interests instead of whats right.
    Buahahahahahaha!

    When a conservative finally figures it out, you know that the **** has hit the fan.

    As soon as the corporations start undermining state rights, then I think people wil begin to figure out that this is no longer the United States of America but the United Corporations of America.

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