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    Question Limewire, etc

    limewire, warez, imesh, etc...

    would these go under the catagory of illegal? ive been usin it for a while and i just started to dwonder that. i dont think it would
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    Re: Limewire, etc

    one of my friends told me limewire wasn't and gave me a whole explanation y, but i got confused, lol. so i dont think that ones illegal, at least. not positive, though...

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    Re: Limewire, etc

    Grumble Grumble Grumble

    WAREZ, by definition, is illegal... Wikipedia definition...
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warez

    But peer to peer transfer applications are not. (It just depends on the payload that is being transfered...)
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    Re: Limewire, etc

    Quote Originally Posted by LenMiyata
    Grumble Grumble Grumble

    WAREZ, by definition, is illegal... Wikipedia definition...
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warez

    But peer to peer transfer applications are not. (It just depends on the payload that is being transfered...)
    Just as LenMiyata said, it is not the application, but rather the content. Even AIM file transfer can be illegal if you are sending or receiving copyright material (most movies, MP3s, software, Ebooks, etc.)

    Unlike lending physical property to another, P2P allows for free, 100% copies to be made, on a massive and somewhat anonymous basis. Because the RIAA does not see a penny from these transactions, they are on a crusade (witch-hunt) to make these transfers illegal.

    If you want to play it the safe, only use subscription services like itunes store, the New Napster, rhapsopdy- for music. There are a few online movie rental services out there, but you need a good interent connection for those. Here's a good free multinational braodband Tv service (its pretty dull though)- http://www.wwitv.com/

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