[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/03/U8L1US.jpg[/newsimage]The U.S. government made it clear recently (if there was ever any doubt) that it's very interested in helping companies defend their IP rights and cracking down on infringing acts. In creating new committees that oversee the Obama Administration's plans and tapping anti-piracy crusader Neil MacBride as associate deputy attorney general, the White House proved it was serious about IP theft. Now, another government official has come forth with bold words against piracy sites, and a plan. Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/register-of-copyrights-fight-piracy-by-cutting-off-sites-41426/](http://www.myce.com/news/register-of-copyrights-fight-piracy-by-cutting-off-sites-41426/) Please note that the reactions from the complete site will be synched below.
These parasites could be cut off from payment mechanisms and advertising revenues in the United States
OMFG!!! That’s disasterous! On what continents will the pirates still conduct their businesses!?!?!? How many earth citizens with an internet connection are there left, now that the US is out of the loop!?!?
Here in the USA we have absolute idiots running the Executive Branch of the federal government. This is obvious by now. Not that the other two branches are filled with rocket scientists, mind you. However, the Executive Branch is riddled with corrupt idiots from TOP to bottom and across the board (military excluded, but they aren’t immune) who have no respect for the Constitution and the individual freedoms it is supposed to guarantee. I guess “innocent until proven guilty in a court of law” means nothing to these people.
I don’t know UTR maybe they are “rocket scientists” . The problem with that is they aren’t building rockets but trying to run the government. They don’t know anything about that. What we need are leaders that are well educated about the Constitution & have respect for it. Like their oath states.
Another government agency stating that “due process” and enforcing the law are antithetical. Interesting. How many more of the United States governmental and law enforcement agencies are going to discard due process and citizens rights in the name of upholding those same laws they claim to be protecting? How long before the people really take notice en masse and say it has to stop?
Cholla, most of them are Ivy League Lawyers. Unfortunately having an Ivy League education has shown to be pretty bad, but increases the earning potential due to the “Good ol’ boys” network these people tend to rely on. Which is why there are more people with IVy League educations currently working in the executive branch than ever have. Nothing to do with quality, just lots of back scratching and pocket stuffing, but that is a problem with Congress as well.
[QUOTE=Mr. Belvedere;2580084]OMFG!!! That’s disasterous! On what continents will the pirates still conduct their businesses!?!?!? How many earth citizens with an internet connection are there left, now that the US is out of the loop!?!?[/QUOTE]
Or, we could take off the shackles of debit and credit cards and go back to cash and carry. Then what would the banking industry do? Can’t make money if people are carrying hard cash.