Limewire being sued for up to $75 trillion

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Mar 23, 2011
  1. Matthew
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    http://yro.slashdot.org/story/11/03/23/193...For-75-Trillion

    Just to put it in perspective, $75 trillion is the GDP of the ENTIRE earth
     


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    DMCA (I believe)-Owners of websites aren't responsible for user-uploaded material. I'd assume the same goes with programs, such as Limewire.
     
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    That seems.....too big of a sum. I never used Limewire, so I don't really know.
     
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    Maybe get the name right?
    Limiewore =/= Limewire.
     
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    Holy cow. That's the problem with every industry now days. They want more money than they lost or anybody can actually afford. Honestly, it's like they want to have ALL the currency in the world all to themselves. We are NOT made of money. If you want to sue someone, sue them for how much they have, at the maximum, and not for just some arbitrary number you pulled out your ass butt.
     
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    That's my favorite part. But seriously, these are just the labels that back terrible musicians. Screw them, greedy assholes. They can take their Backstreets and 50 cents and shove it.
     
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    Didn't LimeWire disappear a few months ago?
     
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    They got shut down because of legal issues and this is the result.
     
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    Why do people still use limewire?
     
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    They can't.
     
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    They can't. Look at the site. Court ordered the site to be closed.
     
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    yes they can, there's a pirate edition out there that works perfectly fine as well as frostwire which is still chugging along

    thing is the gnutella network is alot crappier with the official limewire gone

    Edit: and i remember hearing that older versions of the official program work too
     
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    That probably wouldn't be a good idea, but I guess you could do that.
     
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    what was so special about limewire ? i tried it 3 or 4 years ago, and the only things i found were huge ass asian tentacle monster cheese [censored] videos disguised as cool shit, and shitty shit.
     
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    Well mOst of the songs on frostwire is just a guy say that i might win a free ipad like all the songs day that frostwire is now crap
     
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    It was special because lots of people used it to download music.
     
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    Yeah, was on an itouch. Can a mod fix the title?
     
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    Done.
     
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    wow, $75 Trillion...isn't that absurd [​IMG]
     
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    Illegally
     

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