Well, not wanting to wade into that "pirates' little helpers" snarkiness,
but it takes 30 seconds from anywhere on the web to find a copyright
violation. Maybe a bit longer if you have a slow connection.

Risker


On 9 July 2013 23:36, Fred Bauder <fredb...@fairpoint.net> wrote:

> > On 07/09/2013 08:37 PM, Fred Bauder wrote:
> >> How is that not theft that we are facilitating?
> >
> > Because "theft", is to deprive, temporarily or absolutely, the owner of
> > it, or a person who has a special property or interest in it, of the
> > thing or of his property or interest in it.
> >
> > In some jurisdiction, linking to sites that play fast and loose with
> > Copyright /may/, in certain circumstances, be facilitating copyright
> > infringement.  It certainly isn't "theft".
> >
> > (I am not saying the latter is okay -- but that calling copyright
> > infringement "theft" is inflammatory rhetoric and intellectually
> > dishonest, at best).
> >
> > -- Marc
>
> Interesting notion that plain talk is "inflammatory" and "dishonest." How
> is deliberate copyright infringement is not theft? Why are we the
> pirates' little helpers?
>
> Fred
>
>
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