1 : The software and media industries have the time , money , resources and man power to put copy protections on their media.
2 : The same companies have the time , money , resources and man power to sue individuals , government organisations and companies anywhere on this planet
3 : The DMCA prevents all of the above to find out how copy protections work
4 : The internet is solely used to share , publish and trade digital content and/or information.
5 : Peer to Peer programs are deliberately sabotaged by the software and media industries.
6 : All reports on income loss because of illegal copying are ESTIMATED and never are real numbers. The formulas used to publish these estimations are unknown to most individuals
7 : Most copy protections deviate from well known software and hardware standards.
1 : Copied content could destroy the hardware you operate the copied content on.
2 : Upon agreements of user policies your individual rights are rendered useless.
3 : It’s illegal to sell your purchased content
4 : International licences are not subject to country specified laws
5 : Disclaimers are above the law
6 : Single user licenses cannot be moved to another user
7 : Copy protections that deviate from the standards are the new standards
1 : There seems plenty of resources to sue the local individual , still make profit , but there are estimated losses in the millions of dollars/euros.
2 : Although country specified laws do not apply to your own country , you are obliged to accept all country specified laws upon agreement of the user license agreement
3 : Peer to Peer programs are sabotaged , but on Ebay and Amazon it’s perfectly legal to sell bootlegs of media.
4 : Single user licenses and hardware can be bought from completely different companies , but when used together they cannot be seperated anymore
5 : The companies that set the media standards are also the same companies that deviate from their own standards.
6: Disclaimers are not the law , but are used in court to proof that the company has stated your rights upon visiting a website , although you have never signed an agreement.
7 : The internet is both a curse and a blessng to the music , gaming and moving industries.