Can I A ModChip?

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  1. DPCNATDOGG
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    Ok I Haven't Really Looked Around but I want a modchip im bad at leaving cds everywhere and getting scratch and wanting make backups. I read online and read somewhere you can't order or buy if you live in the US, heck its my own games is that right? well can i order a modchip or is that a NO NO by law? i seen on tv people getting busted by mp3s and satellites and i kinda don't want a knock at the door [​IMG] lol they kinda make people dumb on this crap until its to late.
     


  2. linkinworm

    linkinworm GBAtemp Maniac

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    i believe modchips are not "illegal" in some places, its what there used for that is. you wont get busted for buying one. the people who sell them can get busted tho. i remeber when police were in my home i had about 100 copy DVDs in cases on the shelf, and they didnt say anything. as long as you dont go to the pigs and say i brought a modchip to play copies you should be cool
     
  3. Ericthegreat

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    never heard of the police refered to as "the pigs" before lol [​IMG]
     
  4. FenrirWolf

    FenrirWolf GBAtemp Psycho!

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    At least you didn't accidentally a modchip.
     
  5. kimikal27

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    it is not illegal to mod a wii (soft or hard)
    what is illegal is to download games and play the backups of games that you dont have
     
  6. linkinworm

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    yup, you can get arrested for saying it in the UK, dunno how well known the saying in america is. [​IMG]
     
  7. tj_cool

    tj_cool Site dev

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    You can A modchip [​IMG]
    Like said before: having it isn't illegal, its what you do with it
    btw many people have one
     
  8. DPCNATDOGG
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    so its not illgeal to buy cool ok what is good website to buy? i guess i can plead the 5th lol
     
  9. ether2802

    ether2802 we have the techno...!!

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    The only illegal thing about this whole deal of modding is the distribution of the games, sold or uploaded, buying/making a modchip can't get you in troubles by any reason, unless it is made to hijack FBI conections or something like that, I can't really imagine the NISAN owners sueing the fast and furious movie producers because they modified a NISAN car....!!! [​IMG]
     
  10. Hells Guardian

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    Quite well known around the northern MN region of the US. In fact it's pretty well know all around the US I've seen it on TV so it can't be that uncommon.
     
  11. DPCNATDOGG
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    what is the best modchip out there? any of the good ones Solder less?
     
  12. cactusjack901

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    Damn, you beat me to it
     
  13. Edgedancer

    Edgedancer Director of Moon based operations

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    It all depends. Check what you serial number is on the back of the console and see what chipset it has.
     
  14. DPCNATDOGG
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    what to look for on serial no.?
     
  15. afif95

    afif95 I own a bungalow on Mars, and booked 4 corner lots

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    The serial number of course!
     
  16. jeffc313

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    the WHOLE modchip?
     
  17. Ironsolid

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    Nope, only three out of the five sectors.
     
  18. noir

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    Technology is advancing so quickly. It used to be people were just getting busted for illegally downloading MP3s, but now they're actually being busted by the very MP3s they've downloaded? That's crazy. And Satellites? Really all I can say about those is Can I A Satellite?...you be the judge.
     
  19. ricky23i

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    IT IS ILLEGAL IN THE USE TO SOFT MOD OR MODCHIP OR ANYWAY SO YOU CAN PLAY PIRATED MATERIAL IS ILLEGAL CALL THE FBI THEY WILL TELL YOU

    so it is illegal to copy your movies and games as well in the USA
     
  20. kimikal27

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    no it is NOT.
    it's illegal to sell or distribute your copy or use copy of something that you dont have the original.
    here, in usa, china and even peru ... EVERYWERE
    making up laws helps no one