Silly show from IFPI

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IFPI Norway is a bunch of movie and record-companies (mostly owned by foreigners) who demands that Telenor (one of Norways largest ISPs) close the access to The Pirate Bay. Telenor denies to do this but IFPI is now drawing them to court.

I have problems seeing the logic here. Firstly, why the mixup, ISPs can’t begin to close access to certain sites – isn’t that what their doing in China, Iran etc? Why can’t they close The Pirate Bay via court? Oh they have problems doing that? Why? Because The Pirate Bay don’t break the law? Well why can IFPI demand censor then?

Their demand is like.. What if I called my power company and said that I only wanted power from certain areas because the others aren’t environmental friendly? What do you think they would say?

What am I missing here? I don’t get it.

Once they take TPB, will they censor mininova, bittorrent and the other million tracker sites?

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Øyvind Lasse Høysæter

Born in 1971, fell in love with computing in 1983 because of Sinclair's masterpieces. Continued on the magic surrounding the C64, Amiga and moved to the PC world in 1990. Loves science fiction, programming, astronomy, my family and my job. (developer) :)

4 thoughts on “Silly show from IFPI

  • 16 June 2009 at 20:03

    Skummelt om isp-leverandørene stadig skal måtte sensurere og stenge av mer og mer for brukerne. Btw.. eier ikke staten fortsatt en stor del av aksjene i Telenor?

    • 16 June 2009 at 20:06

      Jo de har vel mist 34% tror jeg. Om jeg ikke tar helt feil.

      Ja tenk alle stedene de må sensurere da, mininova, bittorrent, etc etc. 😀 Det kan jo nesten bli litt morsomt..

  • 16 June 2009 at 20:35

    Er litt i seneste laget for de å ikke dite seg ut. De står med guffa langt oppover leggen og hele verden ser for noen grådige sniker de er som setter egen profitt over friheten vår.

    Som de sier over dammen, go die already.


  • 16 June 2009 at 23:11

    Og så bør de blokkere tilgangen til google og facebook. Kom igjen. Og så YouTube. Da begynner vi å snakke.
    .-= Øystein´s last blog ..Det gjør vi =-.


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