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17. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Jan 20, 2012, 07:54 Beamer
 
Mashiki Amiketo wrote on Jan 19, 2012, 20:31:
nin wrote on Jan 19, 2012, 20:20:
So there ya have it - even if sopa doesn't pass, the feds can seize a domain any time they want, with no process whatsoever.

Bingo. Law on the books, tested on the books, passed on the books. Sopa not needed.


This is very, very different than what people fear with SOPA. SOPA, in theory, has the power to remove a website because of one song clip, or one video clip, or one image.

This was a corporation that existed almost solely on piracy, whose employees were quoted repeatedly as bragging about just that. People very happily breaking the law. Repeatedly. For enormous profit.

To think that they'd some day be able to turn this around and arrest, say, Blue, for linking to a Breaking Bad clip is idiotic. To compare this to SOPA is idiotic.
I think pretty much everyone can agree that Megauploads profits were almost exclusively at the expense of content creators. Not many people jumped through Megauploads obnoxious hoops for legitimate reasons when other sites offered similar services, with tighter restrictions on what is shared, without having to click "download for free" about 40 times.
 
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