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  Reply # 515532 2-Sep-2011 10:07 Send private message

nakedmolerat:
hellonearthisman: I was thinking on doing an arts project called on the edge of torrents, where I would only download the legal sections of illegal torrents, basically collecting the nfo files and not the main movies. This would generate a false positive that would mean I would have to go to court to defend these and that just became too costly in reality.
Might look at creating a http://www.kickstarter.com/ project to raise some funding for this conceptual work.


you have my support and money.



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  Reply # 515682 2-Sep-2011 13:36 Send private message

nakedmolerat:
hellonearthisman: I was thinking on doing an arts project called on the edge of torrents, where I would only download the legal sections of illegal torrents, basically collecting the nfo files and not the main movies. This would generate a false positive that would mean I would have to go to court to defend these and that just became too costly in reality.
Might look at creating a http://www.kickstarter.com/ project to raise some funding for this conceptual work.


you have my support and money.

Me too, interesting concept. 

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  Reply # 525078 23-Sep-2011 15:41 Send private message

Reading this article, it appears that Hostels and the like providing wifi net access may actually be exempt from the law:  http://www.nzcs.org.nz/newsletter/article/129


I wouldn't want to be the one to test this out in court though..

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