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Dallas Buyers Club illegal downloads

Discussion in 'Entertainment' started by Mombius Hibachi, 18th Aug, 2015.

  1. Mombius Hibachi

    Mombius Hibachi Well-Known Member

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    few people started getting notice from paramount pictures now!
     
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  4. Mombius Hibachi

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    The industry desperately needs to move from the 10th Century into the 21st Century and figure out ways to kick the lawyers to the curb and provide consumers with viable options that allow them (the producers) to make money, too.
     
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    Just like digital books, digital movies and TV shows are incredibly expensive, normally same price as buying a blueray disk. Don't get me wrong, there are services that allow for cheap content, but this is usually just a streaming service.
    If I could buy a digital download for $5 I would. Until that time, VPN.
     
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    Yes, I've discussed this before. Even if it was a lower definition so they could protect their copyright for the top HD/bluray versions.
     
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    TL;DR of the decision - the owners of Dallas Buyers Club could only claim damages for the cost of the movie (~$30?) + cost of finding out details of the person who downloaded it.
    They are not allowed to claim license fees and other bs they were trying to pull.

    Like everyone else ITT, until there is a Spotify for movies and TV, I'm not interested. It is easier, quicker and cheaper to download everything. If production companies want to get back to the salad days, they need to fix that. And you don't fix that by making it harder to do things illegally, the internet moves too fast for that.
     
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    Interesting the government will protect overseas companies when it comes to digital items but no protection to our farmers who have to compete against imports produced in standards that we would jail our supplier.
     
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    Is it a good movie?
     
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    What sort of protection are you proposing? Im interested in this topic as ive exported dairy for a long time
     
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    I am of the belief that any food products imported into Australia should be at the same level of production and packaging standards that Australian businesses have to follow.