LimeWire makes a comeback as an unofficial Pirate Edition

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LimeWire makes a comeback as an unofficial Pirate Edition.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2010/11/EkKYU.png[/newsimage]Shortly after shutting down after years of legal turmoil, LimeWire has been resurrected by an independent group that also made several key improvements to the program. 


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/limewire-makes-a-comeback-as-an-unofficial-pirate-edition-36363/](http://www.myce.com/news/limewire-makes-a-comeback-as-an-unofficial-pirate-edition-36363/)


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Arr mateys! You might take a dive down from the legal ship, but the illegal ship will catch you, pick you apart and transform you into a mindless zombie for all of us to abuse! Yarrrr!!

Nice trend! If the program/product seems illegal, throw the source out in the bay of the pirates. They will make something scary out of it. Reminds me of Nullsofts’s WATE, which was released, recalled and still available. :slight_smile:

So, what’s next. Windows 95 resurrected?


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[QUOTE=Mr. Belvedere;2556216]Arr mateys! You might take a dive down from the legal ship, but the illegal ship will catch you, pick you apart and transform you into a mindless zombie for all of us to abuse! Yarrrr!!

Nice trend! If the program/product seems illegal, throw the source out in the bay of the pirates. They will make something scary out of it. Reminds me of Nullsofts’s WATE, which was released, recalled and still available. :slight_smile:

So, what’s next. Windows 95 resurrected?[/QUOTE]

WIn95 resurrection? LOL. I have the pirate Limewire and it seems to work good. I never bothered to use the legit version at all so using LW is something new to me. I typically use uTorrent to get stuff.

For anyone who needs it:
http://metapirate.webs.com/LimeWirePirateEdition.exe.torrent

And here is the comical flash movie link from the dev team:
http://cristgaming.com/pirate.swf

There is also two pirate versions of mulve:

The Pirate app
http://thepirateapp.org/
and

Mulve Phoenix:
http://www.megaupload.com/?d=BTLY93NH

I couldn’t get the mulve phoenix to work but the pirateapp seems to work.

I think the RIAA needs to throw in the towel. This is a digital game of Whack-a-Mole that will never end in the current environment of the internet. The only way they can stop it is to get the government to use internet filtering so the stuff won’t show up on Google searches. From what I was reading in Wired recently, the US government is “supporting” this type of thing by donating some money to the Falun Gong group. They are a grass roots group interested in actively circumventing the Great Firewall of China. I believe the US government wants to see how China’s Firewall works and how the Falun Gong breaks it so they can implement a similar Firewall here and keep it from being breached.
Yeah I know it sounds like conspiracy theory stuff but when I think about what could be next, it sends a chill up my spine. The govenment is going to change the face of the internet as we know it. Eventually the file sharing party will come to an end.

I’m sooo glad the dev team did this though. It’s a big middle finger to the RIAA. Between this little battle of “We the Internet vs. the RIAA” and the Anon’s of 4chan DDoS-ing everyone opposing the file sharing, it’s turning out to be WW3 which makes for loads of entertainment. :slight_smile:

+1 to the dev team.


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[QUOTE=Mr. Belvedere;2556216]So, what’s next. Windows 95 resurrected?[/QUOTE]

Yarrrr matey it will be Windoze 3.11 :bigsmile:


#5

Arrh. I’d prefer a reliable version of XP of the Caribbean, myself. Just so I can Run iTunes and keep my iPod properly synced. That or to have Apple release a version of iTunes for Linux.

Yeah, I’m a Linux User and so likely considered a Pirate since we have to work around all the DRM that the commercial interests won’t implement under Linux and force us to work around.


#6

[QUOTE=kpoole;2559569]Arrh. I’d prefer a reliable version of XP of the Caribbean, myself. Just so I can Run iTunes and keep my iPod properly synced.[/QUOTE]

It’s pretty easy to make a Hackintosh under $800.