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08-15-2008 01:20 AM

For those of you who are familiar with Bit Torrent there is an interesting surprise on if you search the name shopnotes. Try it.


-- Always remember half of the people in this country are below average.

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#1 posted 08-15-2008 02:51 AM

Yeah, there is some hot blonde in a bikini name Val who wants me to call her!


Cause that’s cool too!

Thanks, Rufus.

-- Kevin

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#2 posted 08-15-2008 03:32 AM


-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#3 posted 08-15-2008 03:35 AM

Wow, can they do that?

Oh, that’s why it’s called Pirates!

-- Paul, Texas

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#4 posted 08-15-2008 04:17 AM

Seems a bit unethical to me. It’s one thing to share an article once in a while with a fellow woodworker, but to publish whole magazines that others are making a living with—- something strikes me as odd. I’m not sure how it works with magazines, but when people publish books/music/movies, etc. that they have not written then the author is not going to get a royalty for that sale – hence making less of a living.

Just strikes me as not so right—- the side shots don’t do much for me either.

Just my two cents.

(perhaps I’m being the sensitive one on this one.)

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#5 posted 08-15-2008 04:29 AM

Off shore postings sights are very difficult to be able to enforce copyrights. It is one of the good/bad characteristics of the Internet. As Betsy pointed out, posting this type of material for downloading is odd and has a negative impact on the publishing industry.

I have an even greater concern when it comes to sights like this- or any file sharing sight- viruses, spyware and rootkits.

Beware of things that lurk in these files. Your precious computer data can be at risk.


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#6 posted 08-15-2008 05:27 AM

I live in a country where people have no problem with taking a book to a copy shop and getting a photocopy made of the entire book!

-- Eric at

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#7 posted 08-15-2008 12:35 PM

That is one of the big issues with China right now too, they don’t recognize patents, copyrights, etc. Which is why they can produce things so cheap…

-- Rich, anybody want a peanut?

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#8 posted 08-15-2008 10:50 PM

I saw people doing that here in the states in college.

-- Do or do not, there is no try!

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#9 posted 08-16-2008 01:47 AM

beware of pirates… companies that own the rights to things are going after those of us who get them unethically.

-- making sawdust....

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#10 posted 08-16-2008 02:42 AM

I messed with this link last night, Ended up re-installing my OS…............Thanks

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#11 posted 08-16-2008 03:12 AM

yeah, this is not legal by any means, and IS most definitely breaking copyrights laws… the price of online information…

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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