Problems with law?

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  1. Xen0
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    I was wondering why nobody have problems with law, since so many people downloading cia and roms from that iso site which is obviously more then illegal.
     
  2. Catastrophic

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    People don't pirate because they have a "problem" with the law. They just don't really care.
     
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    wait you are telling me you dont play your backups like every one else on the Temp.






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  4. Xen0
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    No wait, I mean why nobody gets a problem because of piracy.
     
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    End user copyright infringement is about as low a priority for legal firms/in house legal types as can be. Beyond that they have to detect it and go after people, the main way anybody used to get detected was p2p services (mostly torrents but the gnutella family had stuff as well) would have the IP addresses of the people sending and receiving and then they would use various laws to get the info and send people either a warning letter, try to shake them down (pay 200 now or see us in court) or get their ISP to send a letter. There are ways to mitigate this, the most ineffective being peerblock/peerguardian and it then going through things like proxies, VPN and seedboxes...

    I have no idea what that iso site is and thus no idea how they work. However if they do not do torrents and such then it gets somewhat harder to track people here (not impossible -- you get a court order to take over the service, maybe something if they use a CDN...). Games tend not to be the highest priority for people that would go after things here, though there have been some interesting cases from games (the pay us or court stuff happened for I think it was a rally game once).
     
  6. CIAwesome526

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    I doubt nintendo would like me if they knew what I did (not that I'm all that special). Back when amiibo were released I copied like 4 of them and reproduced them. I had a copy of one of the rarer ones, but I lost the tag. I also pirate on all do their systems I could possibly pirate on without a super expensive chip. But of course, I've never even gotten a letter from them.
     
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  7. Xen0
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    Yeah, that's exactly what I meant. Because my family thinks this is super illegal (actually it is) and I will go to prison blabla.