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osOpinion: So you want to pirate a DVD over the 'Net...

Feb 22, 2000, 04:37 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by TJ Miller Jr)

[ Thanks to Kelly McNeill for this link. ]

"I've been hearing a ton of comments and predictions of 'rampant pirating' of various DVD titles. I discovered that the more I look into it, the more impossible it would be to pirate a DVD on any practical scale, even with today's bleeding-edge technology. Before I lay the costs out, let us set a few indisputable facts and standards up for our comparisons...."

"Now that we've laid these facts out, the picture should already be clear... the MPAA currently has nothing to actually worry about (unless there's a huge untapped percentage of people out there who enjoy nothing better than to spend a few hundred hours of online time just to download a movie via 56k modem - of course they won't be able to use their phone in the meanwhile, but I digress...."

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