Rapidshare hands over uploader’s details, house raided

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  1. kobykaan
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    Rapidshare hands over uploader’s details, house raided





    Dammit It looks like they are going after everyone now [​IMG]
     


  2. p1ngpong

    p1ngpong Unamused frog

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    God Im glad I didnt renew my rapidshare subscription. Seems they are hell bent on driving all their potential customers away.
     
  3. Joey Ravn

    Joey Ravn F*** you, Nintendo!

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    First YT, now this. Next step, Big Brother.


    (From Nineteen Eighty-Four, not the TV show... xD)
     
  4. Advi

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    Lol I'm glad that I don't live in Germany..............but then again, the States are a corporation-run legislature, and guess what other country is big on RapidShare...............*gulp*

    Ah well, Torrents are not gonna end anytime soon in America, and RapidShare sucks anyway.
     
  5. Smartpal

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    Always did hate RapidShare. Mediafire ftw!
     
  6. DeMoN

    DeMoN GBAtemp Guru

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    Yeah, I learned that Rapidshare was bad stuff a long time ago. I mean, how do they justify imposing a download limit on their paying customers?
     
  7. wchill

    wchill Resident chillxpert

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    Rapidshare fail.
    Download limits for people that pay does suck.
     
  8. PainToad

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    Wtf do people use these services?? Send your money to UseNet, mucchhhh better.
     
  9. wchill

    wchill Resident chillxpert

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    No, FTP servers are better.
     
  10. PainToad

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    If I had scene access sure.
     
  11. Rayder

    Rayder Mostly lurking lately....

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    I just download from there, so I'm good. [​IMG]
     
  12. The Teej

    The Teej Also known as The Tjalian

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    While their terms of service states that you're not allowed to upload illegal files:

    So basically, if you uploaded an album with the file name "Metallica.Death.Magnetic.2008.320KBPS.MP3.RIP" or however the scene pirates name their files, then you're a stupid person. If you're going to abuse a service, at least try to be more cryptic about it...

    EDIT: Also, the reason why the copyright law can be extended to file sharing sites is because technically, Rapidshare is an Internet Service Provider, as it provides an internet service (online file sharing)
     
  13. Kuschel-Drow

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    I've never used Rapidshare thoug, so I don't care... ^^
    But it's not the first service in Germany where you get caught hosting illegal music. (Uploading it sharing it and whatever) You even have to pay a lot of money if you get caught.

    Although there are only FEW people who actually really get caught. It's more like placing some fear upon those who upload illegal stuff. It's not that if you do it you're caught instantly. ^^

    But yeah agreed, Rapidshare sucks anyway.
     
  14. kobykaan
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    that's rubbish afaik it scans within archived files and reads the file names!

    I've uploaded some files in the past that are rarred or zipped to find it tells me its a duplicate upload or has been already uploaded even though the archive name is different !?!
     
  15. BlueStar

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    Surely that's just from the CRC or something, rather than looking in the zip for the filename?
     
  16. testatura

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    probably at work...
    I really hate,those kind of actions that make a big deal of silly thing that made a multimillion company/band/whatever poorer for 1% while there are hungry,raped,killed etc people all around,but that metallica cd iz way important than that. Fruck them stupid heartless capitalist.. roar!

    [​IMG]
     
  17. Domination

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    Rapidshare was NEVER good, i hated it. Mediafire and Megaupload are better; MU even has its happy hour during evening here! [​IMG]
     
  18. testatura

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    probably at work...
    here happyhour is during mornin [​IMG] ,mu and mediafire are a bit faster also,atleast to me...
     
  19. FAST6191

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    An odd turn of events (good to see fun loopholes still appearing though).
    Personally though I never expected these sort of sites to last past the mid 90s, and to think people consider usenet to be complex.
     
  20. Maz7006

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    +1, never really knew why people like RapidShare

    I'm still happy with Megaupload and it's Happy Hours [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Never ever ever like RapidShare.