Welcome to the USA. You need to be very careful these days in regard to any discussion of file sharing. There are many legal pitfalls and many with deep pockets just looking for an opportunity to sue. Like it or not email lists are not a place to discuss illegal activities whether you agree with the law or not.
urza9...@gmail.com wrote: > Wow, that's a bit...extreme. I mean there's a _huge_ difference > between refusing to give someone support, which may or may not be > legal, and completely banning them. I mean just because _you_ can't > help him doesn't mean nobody else on this list can. Way to alienate a > rather significant percentage of the user base. > > > On Sat, Nov 7, 2009 at 6:56 AM, Matthew Toseland > <t...@amphibian.dyndns.org> wrote: > >> On Sunday 18 October 2009 11:24:08 Toni Bergman wrote: >> ... >> >>> I present you with my graph. I'm downloading music from freenet. >>> >> Thanks for your detailed bug report. However, based on your graph, which >> contains clear evidence of copyright infringement (there *is* legal music on >> Freenet, but the Thaw instance shown includes stuff that is almost certainly >> not legal), you have just earned a permanent ban from the support list. >> Because of this I will not be able to act on any of the issues you >> mentioned, as this would be equivalent to providing tech support to known >> pirates. Please go away and don't come back. >> >> Sorry folks, but PIRACY WILL NOT BE TOLERATED. >> >> This policy is the result of MGM vs Grokster, where the Supreme Court of the >> United States of America found the defendant guilty because amongst other >> reasons, it provided technical support to people it knew to be engaged in >> copyright infringement. The EFF's peer to peer advice is not to provide tech >> support at all, but IMHO this is more or less impossible for an open source >> project. See here: >> http://www.eff.org/wp/iaal-what-peer-peer-developers-need-know-about-copyright-law >> >> Freenet Project Inc is incorporated in the USA under Californian law. I have >> a responsibility not to get them into legal trouble, although I am based in >> England. >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Support mailing list >> Support@freenetproject.org >> http://news.gmane.org/gmane.network.freenet.support >> Unsubscribe at http://emu.freenetproject.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/support >> Or mailto:support-requ...@freenetproject.org?subject=unsubscribe >> >> > > > > _______________________________________________ Support mailing list Support@freenetproject.org http://news.gmane.org/gmane.network.freenet.support Unsubscribe at http://emu.freenetproject.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/support Or mailto:support-requ...@freenetproject.org?subject=unsubscribe