Internet piracy site in bid for own island to beat copyright laws 62 replies

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Joe Bonham

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#61 12 years ago

Interesting. So if a theft is easy, that makes it right? Beating up old grandmothers is easy, does that make it right too? For shame people, shell out 20 bucks for the cd, instead of just stealing it. Have you no pride?




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#62 12 years ago

Yahoo News The group said it would consider any territory in international waters to avoid copyright legislation.[/quote] Sorry, Pirate Bay... Better luck next time ;). Sealand belongs to the territory of the UK.

[quote=Wikipedia] [...] Court rulings in the United States and Germany have found that Sealand has no legal status, indicating that the area is part of the internationally recognized maritime territory of the United Kingdom, and that its supposed territory, HM Fort Roughs, has never ceased to be property of the UK Ministry of Defence. [...]

In 1987 the United Kingdom passed an Act of Parliament to extend its territorial sea to 12 nautical miles (22 km), which it had the legal right to do under international law since 1958. [...]

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#63 12 years ago
Machiavelli's Apprentice;3485705Interesting. So if a theft is easy, that makes it right? Beating up old grandmothers is easy, does that make it right too? For shame people, shell out 20 bucks for the cd, instead of just stealing it. Have you no pride?

Or get iTunes or some other music site where you pay for it. I mean really, it isn't that much to get some songs.