LimeLimeWire has finally been found illegal, liable for copyright infringement, a bunch of thieves, etc.

The news of this has been all over the web (WSJ has one of the best pieces of coverage), but I think Patrick Ross of the Copyright Alliance has one of the best responses to it on their blog.

I left my thoughts on the Copyright Alliance’s site, but thought it was worth sharing here as well. So, consider this my official response to the news.

“This is one of the best pieces of news I’ve seen reported in a long time. It’s about time this happened. I remember a few years ago, I was talking to some people I knew and found out that they don’t ever buy music – instead they only download from Limewire (or did at the time). The thing is, when I told them that what they were doing was illegal, they had no idea. Their response was “but I bought some pro version and a plan.” It was only after explaining to them that it still was unlicensed and nothing went to any of the artists or creators that they saw just how misled they had been.

Limewire’s entire business plan was built around the theft of copyrighted materials, and as you said, they were just fine with that. It’s good to see that the Judicial System has stepped up and given them the smack they so deserve.”

It’s about time.

LimeWire Has Officially Been Deemed Illegal (It’s About Time)
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3 thoughts on “LimeWire Has Officially Been Deemed Illegal (It’s About Time)

  • June 12, 2010 at 9:51 pm

    You must be some old man with nothing to do. Shut the fuck up.

  • June 15, 2010 at 12:13 pm

    @jerry – are you in grade school? everyone’s old to you eh?

    thanks for contributing absolutely nothing to the dialog.

  • October 29, 2010 at 7:59 pm

    Dude this is so gay, music should be fuckin free anyways

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