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Piracy by Emma Gollyham - Tue, 11 Aug 2015 04:45:27 EST ID:vLzGr6f+ No.44528 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Is there any legal difference between direct downloads (like from mega or similar sites) and torrenting when it comes to piracy? I read once that Direct downloading was less likely to be prosecuted because you're just downloading something someone else uploaded, whereas when you torrent you're technically uploading while you download so it's worse, or easier to prosecute or something.

Either way DDLs have to be less likely to be monitored than torrents right? there's no way they could possibly monitor all that exchange of data. Or could they?
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Edwin Punningshit - Mon, 17 Aug 2015 01:44:30 EST ID:eB40hfXG No.44536 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>44530
Opinion: one could download a file. And get a complaint. But uploading a file
may be worse. As uploading may be ongoing.

Use basic encryption that most torrent programs use.

Limit upload speeds, and stop uploads at least to double
the download, or less.

Key is to limit uploading.
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Edwin Punningshit - Mon, 17 Aug 2015 01:46:26 EST ID:eB40hfXG No.44537 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Also, never use the word piracy.
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Phyllis Divingstudge - Mon, 17 Aug 2015 18:16:23 EST ID:S8qlQyWn No.44538 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>44536
>>44537
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Wesley Brirrywater - Sun, 06 Sep 2015 15:27:50 EST ID:XV0glhwz No.44596 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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https://torrentfreak.com/its-impossible-to-torrent-anonymously-lawyer-says-150906/

>While the lawyer has no sympathy for pirates, he doesn’t just sue people left and right. Crowell says he focuses on people who upload content persistently, seeding files for several months.
>“If you just download and don’t upload, you don’t cross my radar. I’m interested in persistent involvement over several months,” he says.
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Phyllis Sapperspear - Mon, 26 Feb 2018 23:23:11 EST ID:fhGD5SL9 No.46143 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>44528
Pmub
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Nigel Poshnadging - Tue, 03 Apr 2018 02:08:25 EST ID:D2d3AW6V No.46178 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>44528
Is "piracy" as a crime actually enforced anywhere in the world?
Like... idk man but I've been torrenting for about 15 years and everyone I knew that ever used the internet also used torrents or at least downloaded stuff "illegally".
Never heard of anyone getting anything for it. As far as I know no one cares. I live in Europe tho.
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Archie Dollyspear - Thu, 05 Apr 2018 20:19:26 EST ID:hs2o0v+b No.46179 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yeah I have heard of people getting busted, but it's pretty rare, and that person normally had a high amount of traffic, and newer release downloads. Don't know if that is worth anything though.


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