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BlackBeard used our newssubmit to tell us that OpenDivx, the open source version of DivX, has been ported to all major operating systems and processing platforms. DivX is a very populair format for...
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… and that is a pain in the ass. The bigger it gets, the more it will be chased by the authorities and so basically they’ll make our lives harder. Just like with mp3’s. Every stupid moron under the sun started learning about napster so what happened? It got closed (who cares it sucked anyway). Then we loose audiogalaxy - a GREAT site. Now basically if DivX grows too much we’ll have all kinds of morons using it and telling their daddies how there’s this great site that you can get illegal films from, the daddy (who’ll happen to be a cop) will shut it down. I H A T E I T W H E N T H I S H A P P E N S ! !
Nila is right… Every time something gets big, it will get banned, deleted, chased by authoryties and so on…
That is until the greedy conglomorates realize that every time they shut something down, five more things just like it, only better, spring up in its place. Or untili we get up high enough in capitialistic society to change things.