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Why illegal downloading should not be called ‘pirating’ [Comic]

Posted By Ashraf On January 28, 2013 @ 1:00 AM In Miscellaneous | 2 Comments

Pirating, Illegal downloading, Pirating, Illegal downloading. Are they one in the same? Most people would say “yes, they are”. Personally, I would agree. However, as the following comic humorously points out, if you want people to stop illegally download copyrighted material (the ill-legality of which, by the way, varies from country to country [1]), then stop calling it pirating. Check it out:

piracy_comic_2 [2]


[via Geeks Are Sexy [3], RockPaperCynic [4]]

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[1] varies from country to country: http://dottech.org/81753/did-you-know-it-is-legal-to-download-copyrighted-content-aka-file-sharing-for-personal-use-in-some-countries/

[2] Image: http://dottech.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/piracy_comic_2.jpg

[3] Geeks Are Sexy: http://www.geeksaresexy.net/2013/01/27/stop-calling-illegal-downloading-piracy-comic/

[4] RockPaperCynic: http://www.rockpapercynic.com/index.php?date=2012-04-09

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