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2013-05-27 11:07:07 AM  
media.boingboing.net

Someone please explain to me how this image is relevant.

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And why are the media companies even bothering?  Seriously, it's pretty obvious they can do this sort of crap all they want and will never face prosecution or any significant sanction.  Remember the rootkits Sony put on their music CDs?  What about all the tracking/spyware that comes built into every smartphone (and a good percentage of smartphone apps?)  What about all the explicitly illegal wiretapping accommodated by AT&T?

If course, this only applies to individuals or corporate entities with a net worth over $100 million or so.  If YOU get caught reading your boss' gmail, then YOU are going to PMITA federal prison for longer than a lot of murderers or rapists.
 
2013-05-27 11:23:59 AM  
People still won't buy their overpriced shiat.

And Pirates will defeat whatever they come up with in roughly 7.3 seconds.
 
2013-05-27 11:46:35 AM  
And it will likely end up only punishing the law abiding citizens.
 
2013-05-27 11:48:42 AM  

FirstNationalBastard: And Pirates will defeat whatever they come up with in roughly 7.3 seconds.


Exactly.  It's what they do.  The world cheats; the sooner the cheated get over it, the better.
 
2013-05-27 12:02:16 PM  
Perhaps if there was competition between the cartels media companies, rather than collusion. Maybe, just maybe, prices would reflect demand, and content delivery via the internet would actually see willing inovation.

Nah, that's just crazy talk.
 
2013-05-27 12:03:23 PM  

I_Am_Weasel: And it will likely end up only punishing the law abiding citizens.


I bet anyone who's really serious about pirating their media content will be using Linux anyways, so the malware effect will be nil.
 
2013-05-27 12:10:01 PM  
It should be common knowledge now that there's not an anti-piracy system in the world that can't be defeated by a bored 14-year old with time on his hands.

/seriously, just give it up already.
 
2013-05-27 12:14:18 PM  
They keep trying this shiat up in Canada. So since each bill gets shot down by OUTRAGE, I guess its time to try a more easy market where the bribes flow easier to politicians.

/Then again the Artists in Canada who were owed like $6 billion then settled for $50 million to avoid months/years in court.
//Those recompile albums that avoid copyright, as it is just a copy and not needing to pay the Artists. Hmmmmmm
///especially ban those mini-pop tunes kids.
 
2013-05-27 12:20:36 PM  
"Intellectual property" sounds like an oxymoron.
 
2013-05-27 12:22:33 PM  
That's really nice.... if someone (accidentally) downloads something illegal on say... a computer in a hospital, police station or power plant...

"I'm sorry Dave... but I can't let you access those important files anymore until you call the cops and turn yourself in..."
 
2013-05-27 12:22:37 PM  

Riche: If YOU get caught reading your boss' gmail, then YOU are going to PMITA federal prison for longer than a lot of murderers or rapists.


nothing hyperbolic about that statement
 
2013-05-27 12:27:51 PM  

drake113: It should be common knowledge now that there's not an anti-piracy system in the world that can't be defeated by a bored 14-year old with time on his hands.



Any normal bored 14-year old should have something else on his hands.
 
2013-05-27 12:29:40 PM  
Something to keep in mind, but I wouldn't lose that much sleep over it until there's an actual bill.
 
2013-05-27 12:44:36 PM  
It's not the entertainment industry in this case. It's a terrible idea, and I'm sure the entertainment industry will be the first to abuse it if if passes, but they didn't think up this turd.
 
2013-05-27 12:46:02 PM  

FirstNationalBastard: People still won't buy their overpriced shiat.

And Pirates will defeat whatever they come up with in roughly 7.3 seconds.


Or, all of us torrenting will switch to Unix
 
2013-05-27 12:51:26 PM  
Nah, this won't be abused, no way.

My property is my property.  They have no right to destroy my property or to even have the capability to do so if I don't behave exactly how they think I should.
To end run the public by going to the government this way is a severe violation of trust.
How about this:
You want to put something in your electronic media that you can use to destroy my stuff?  Then you have to tell me that up front so I can make the decision whether to use it or not.  If you don't tell me it's in there and you set it off for any reason and cause me any harm, I sue the shiat out of you and you lose.  This way, the public can decide if your product is worth this and if you should remain in business or not.
 
2013-05-27 01:02:06 PM  
shpritz
It's not the entertainment industry in this case. It's a terrible idea, and I'm sure the entertainment industry will be the first to abuse it if if passes, but they didn't think up this turd.


I wouldn't be too sure.
If it's anything like proposed laws, it's just a compilation of lobbyists' documents that have been altered here and there.


/after some of them were caught, politicians have probably learned to scrub the meta information before they publish Word files
 
2013-05-27 01:09:15 PM  
People today are so entitled that they don't believe they should have to pay for anything.the companies could  just pay for hackers/computer companies  in sketchy countries to put viruses in torrent sites, rapid share downloads,etc..
 
2013-05-27 01:17:01 PM  

MickCollins: People today are so entitled that they don't believe they should have to pay for anything.the companies could  just pay for hackers/computer companies  in sketchy countries to put viruses in torrent sites, rapid share downloads,etc..


Moreso than they do already?

I don't think it would matter.  There are legions of people stupid enough to run executable code from a pirate site.  They dont produce anything with their computers, so they just blame windows when it gets all jacked up, and reformat annually.
 
2013-05-27 01:18:01 PM  
"We refuse to adapt our market to the current technological and social situation, so we would like you to roll back decades of progress so we can cut out the legal middleman and directly assault our customers with impunity."

Soon, the MPAA and RIAA is going to have to ask that they be allowed to go door to door, to every house in America, to legally extort money - no one is going to buy their stuff and risk having their computers, consoles, or players damaged by intentionally malicious software.

I'd scream louder about it, but we lost that war years ago thanks to DMCA. 2600 was right, of course.
 
2013-05-27 01:22:35 PM  

The All-Powerful Atheismo: drake113: It should be common knowledge now that there's not an anti-piracy system in the world that can't be defeated by a bored 14-year old with time on his hands.


Any normal bored 14-year old should have something else on his hands.


He's gotta let it rest sometime.
 
2013-05-27 01:23:38 PM  
I don't see a problem with this. The entertainment industry is one of our largest and most profitable industries. It's reasonable to try and protect it. This isn't a perfect solution, but it's worth trying.
 
2013-05-27 01:23:48 PM  

Farty McPooPants: Nah, this won't be abused, no way.

My property is my property.  They have no right to destroy my property or to even have the capability to do so if I don't behave exactly how they think I should.


They wouldn't have the capability to do so if you hadn't downloaded  theirproperty.
 
2013-05-27 01:34:00 PM  

Theaetetus: Farty McPooPants: Nah, this won't be abused, no way.

My property is my property.  They have no right to destroy my property or to even have the capability to do so if I don't behave exactly how they think I should.

They wouldn't have the capability to do so if you hadn't downloaded  theirproperty.


As an IT technician who had to clean up after SONY's legal customers, who used their music CDs legally, unwittingly ended up making several hundred of our corporate assets non-HIPAA compliant a few years ago, I feel that you don't quite have a grasp on how ridiculous this idea really is.

/angry that no one went to jail for that
//the man-hours burnt alone are probably in the tens of millions
 
2013-05-27 01:39:24 PM  
Can we, the people, ask Congress to make it illegal for the entertainment industry to produce crap?
 
2013-05-27 01:42:41 PM  

Notabunny: I don't see a problem with this. The entertainment industry is one of our largest and most profitable industries. It's reasonable to try and protect it. This isn't a perfect solution, but it's worth trying.


Sure. And the pharmaceutical industry is also one of our largest and most profitable industries. Which is why it's perfectly reasonable for Bayer to infect you with HIV if they catch you using generic aspirin. Not a perfect solution, but worth trying.
 
2013-05-27 01:43:30 PM  
The entertainment companies are eventually going to start suing the shiat out of ISPs. Who will then clamp down on whichever users.

The corporate umbrella has been the only thing holding this back.

Yeah, piracy will always be around. But when it is made not-so-easy, it will eliminate the far majority of it. Most people won't bother to figure it out. The others love the challenge.
 
2013-05-27 01:59:26 PM  

MusicMakeMyHeadPound: Theaetetus: Farty McPooPants: Nah, this won't be abused, no way.

My property is my property.  They have no right to destroy my property or to even have the capability to do so if I don't behave exactly how they think I should.

They wouldn't have the capability to do so if you hadn't downloaded  theirproperty.

As an IT technician who had to clean up after SONY's legal customers, who used their music CDs legally, unwittingly ended up making several hundred of our corporate assets non-HIPAA compliant a few years ago, I feel that you don't quite have a grasp on how ridiculous this idea really is.

/angry that no one went to jail for that
//the man-hours burnt alone are probably in the tens of millions


I was gonna say, lol.
 
2013-05-27 01:59:52 PM  
Look, I'm NEVER doing shiat like this, nor am I suing anyone...but seriously how do you deal with piracy beyond draconian measures? I have to deal with it and I'm a very small content producer (just produce my own porn content, which ends up on file sharing sites, which I then have to DMCA blah blah blah). I provide demos of my work, and I've even exchanged titles for people when they weren't happy with an item they bought (can happen, not all the deets are mentioned to keep it surprising and some are bound to be disappointed ~ but this literally has only occurred a handful of times). In fact, I've never had a complaint I didn't personally resolve.

Yet when I've talked with the pirates (probably not ideal, I know) the sense of entitlement was astounding. As well as the perception that I'm a greedy rich biatch. I'm not starving, but I'm supporting my BFF who's out of work in a very expensive area of the country. I also pay for ALL content used in my production (all artwork, all music, etc), it's either free for use, or I pay to license it. Not everyone does this, but if I'm making a living off my artistic work, I'll be damned if I'm going to steal from someone else's artistic work to do so. I'm basically scraping by each month, but there are some in my fetish area who've had to leave porn for vanilla work after 2009. Anyway I'm NOT biatching, I'm doing a fark of a lot better than most, and if I worked harder I wouldn't be struggling at all. (So lazy). I don't really cultivate a 'persona' around my porn personality, it's really mostly just me (so lazy) but many do...and that 'greedy rich biatch' is a persona many play because it feeds into specific fetishes. I go with nerdy domme gamer because that's who I am IRL too ;) Sorry, rambling...need coffee. Don't mean to. Back on track...

I'm not new to the internet, I'm a long time gamer. I know my way around the seven seas. I've also pirated myself, but I try to do so ethically. If I enjoy it, I pay for it. I pirate games that don't have a demo if I'm unsure because I got sick of spending $50+ on pieces of shiat. But I've never not paid for a game I liked, because I want them to make more games.

So I don't really give two shiats about the people pirating who'd never buy it anyway or people who despite demos being available feel they need to see the whole thing before buying. I don't really get additional sales off piracy because I spend no time on upselling on my porn. I don't even tell people where to find me, etc. because I feel it ruins the fantasy elements. Though now I'm considering going through and having an edit done in to rectify that. (Though when you sell through multiple locations, each vendor doesn't want you mentioning the others, pain in the ass).

There's other shiat I could do but it's either a lot more work for me (and I'm lazy) or it punishes people who are paying...and that's just farking stupid.

So I can sign up with a legal group that wants to be the RIAA of porn (hahaha no. fark no. I'll give blowjobs behind a dumpster before I go THAT route, thank you). I can whine to pirates, that seems to really amuse the fark out of them. I can try to reason with them, and that does work with the reasonable, but mostly it's like pissing in the wind. I can up security on my porn, files and sales...but it's just a pain in the ass for everyone.

So, I dunno. I also don't know how much this is HURTING me either. I'm an independant, so I don't crunch numbers. I know others in my fetish niche who HAVE crunched, and one Domme claims to have lost over 4 million in stolen files. I believe that's possible if you're looking purely at download numbers, but that's not realistic in the amount she's actually *lost*. Plus I'm very successful in my niche, I know what I make...and I'd only be producing content and working with only a couple of clientele privately and I see her logged into sites where she's camming for masses at rates half what I charge. ;) So it's difficult to weed out bullshiat and reality, because none of us publish or even tend to share much about how we're really doing. Most are heavily into their brands (whether as rich biatch, or struggling girl /shrug).

I'm open to ideas. I just don't see any solutions that I'm willing to do.

Oh, plus it's very taboo to even talk about this. When I went public with my piracy problem not too long ago, I had others in the industry privately tell me to shut the fark up. They are *terrified* the rest of the clients will go 'wait, so we don't have to pay' and they'll lose even more biz. I think that's ridiculous, but...I do worry about pissing off bored basement dwellers who'd have nothing better to do than to try to go after a 'whore' they think somehow deserves it. It is my *career* and how I support myself.

Blerg.
 
2013-05-27 02:17:09 PM  

Lady Indica: Look, I'm NEVER doing shiat like this, nor am I suing anyone...but seriously how do you deal with piracy beyond draconian measures? I have to deal with it and I'm a very small content producer (just produce my own porn content, which ends up on file sharing sites, which I then have to DMCA blah blah blah). I provide demos of my work, and I've even exchanged titles for people when they weren't happy with an item they bought (can happen, not all the deets are mentioned to keep it surprising and some are bound to be disappointed ~ but this literally has only occurred a handful of times). In fact, I've never had a complaint I didn't personally resolve.

Yet when I've talked with the pirates (probably not ideal, I know) the sense of entitlement was astounding. As well as the perception that I'm a greedy rich biatch. I'm not starving, but I'm supporting my BFF who's out of work in a very expensive area of the country. I also pay for ALL content used in my production (all artwork, all music, etc), it's either free for use, or I pay to license it. Not everyone does this, but if I'm making a living off my artistic work, I'll be damned if I'm going to steal from someone else's artistic work to do so. I'm basically scraping by each month, but there are some in my fetish area who've had to leave porn for vanilla work after 2009. Anyway I'm NOT biatching, I'm doing a fark of a lot better than most, and if I worked harder I wouldn't be struggling at all. (So lazy). I don't really cultivate a 'persona' around my porn personality, it's really mostly just me (so lazy) but many do...and that 'greedy rich biatch' is a persona many play because it feeds into specific fetishes. I go with nerdy domme gamer because that's who I am IRL too ;) Sorry, rambling...need coffee. Don't mean to. Back on track...

I'm not new to the internet, I'm a long time gamer. I know my way around the seven seas. I've also pirated myself, but I try to do so ethically. If I enjoy it, I pay for it. I pirate game ...


Guess who's profile counter just blew up.
 
2013-05-27 02:20:39 PM  

grunge: Guess who's profile counter just blew up.


It'll be a waste because I've nothing up in mine. I don't advert my work here. I may talk about what I do, but it's like letting my hair down. If I link my work to my fark acct, I lose some privacy and it has the appearance of just trolling for work. Just assume it's in some fetish you wouldn't like, something like clowns hammering nails in their nutsacks, or saucy puppet shows.
 
2013-05-27 02:22:17 PM  

Lady Indica: grunge: Guess who's profile counter just blew up.

It'll be a waste because I've nothing up in mine. I don't advert my work here. I may talk about what I do, but it's like letting my hair down. If I link my work to my fark acct, I lose some privacy and it has the appearance of just trolling for work. Just assume it's in some fetish you wouldn't like, something like clowns hammering nails in their nutsacks, or saucy puppet shows.


I pity the man who doesn't enjoy watching a clown hammering nails into his nutsack.
 
2013-05-27 02:26:09 PM  

Lady Indica: Look, I'm NEVER doing shiat like this, nor am I suing anyone...but seriously how do you deal with piracy beyond draconian measures?


Short Answer: You can't.

There are a certain percentage of people who are going to pirate your stuff, no matter what. There's also a certain percentage of people who will pay, so long as the price is reasonable and it's convenient. So you have to cater to that second group. Maybe you'll make ends meet and maybe you won't, but that's all business throughout history.
 
2013-05-27 02:27:56 PM  

Lady Indica: grunge: Guess who's profile counter just blew up.

It'll be a waste because I've nothing up in mine. I don't advert my work here. I may talk about what I do, but it's like letting my hair down. If I link my work to my fark acct, I lose some privacy and it has the appearance of just trolling for work. Just assume it's in some fetish you wouldn't like, something like clowns hammering nails in their nutsacks, or saucy puppet shows.


Go on.....
 
2013-05-27 02:29:15 PM  

wraith95: Lady Indica: Look, I'm NEVER doing shiat like this, nor am I suing anyone...but seriously how do you deal with piracy beyond draconian measures?

Short Answer: You can't.

There are a certain percentage of people who are going to pirate your stuff, no matter what. There's also a certain percentage of people who will pay, so long as the price is reasonable and it's convenient. So you have to cater to that second group. Maybe you'll make ends meet and maybe you won't, but that's all business throughout history.


That's...pretty much where I'm at. I guess I'm just hoping perhaps there's a magical solution I'm just not seeing. It bummed me out a little bit when it happened, I found I was like 'fark it' on creating new content for a short bit (like a couple weeks). There was however also a part of me that was all 'fark yeah, I'm big/good enough to steal'. Silver linings and all that jazz.
 
2013-05-27 02:37:05 PM  
Lady Indica:

Short version:

1) There will ALWAYS be some piracy.  Piracy is free and easy, and it's hard to beat free and easy.  Treat it as advertising.  I've spent more money on media in the past 4 months (aka after college) than I did in the previous 4 years (aka college).  Figure out what percentage of piracy you can afford (10% spreading the word is a "good" thing.  90% taking all your income is a bad thing), and just live with it.

2) Make instant gratification easy.  Steam ensured that I never pirated a game (except the best Civil War Battle Simulator I've ever seen that went out of print a decade ago.  Anyone know of a better one that can handle resolutions better than 800*600?).  Kindle 1-click-shopping syncing all my books to every computer meant that I basically stopped pirating books (after discovering a bunch of great ongoing series that I now buy on Day 1.  It's amazing how many series I have where I "own" the first half as a bunch of PDF's, and own the second half on Kindle, and then have a scattered collection of print versions for airplane rides).  Same with Music and Google Play.  I pirated all the early albums, fell in love and then bought all the new albums and DVD's etc as they came out.  If there hadn't been piracy (or heck, free songs on Youtube), I would never have bought the half that I did.   Louis CK put his latest show on his website DRM-free for $5 (and a bunch of MP3's of other shows).  Guess what I own?

3) Do the DMCA thing against the known pirates.  It's your best bet.  It's not a good bet, but it's your best bet.

4) Curse Prenda Law and the day they were born*.  They're creating some generally really good precedents that are going to screw you over personally.

*Short version is this: Out of work lawyers buy up a bunch of porn titles that are being pirated with the intent of suing everyone into oblivion who's pirating them and using that to raise the values.  They then commit a bunch of fraud in and out of court to among other things hide the fact that the lawyers in court are in fact Prenda Law, and piss off a federal judge in the process.  Full coverage here:  http://www.popehat.com/tag/prenda-law/
 
2013-05-27 02:37:51 PM  
A drowning victim's only concern is getting air. In fear, they flay about, attempting to gain any handhold possible. During this phase of panic the victim may grab onto you and pull you under with them.

[/metaphor]
 
2013-05-27 02:44:15 PM  
Will it be legal to planet viruses on their computer?  If this legislation passes, I'll go back to college and study programming just to fark with the entertainment industry.  farkers think digital technology was invented for their sake.
 
2013-05-27 02:47:14 PM  
oh hell naw.

Seriously all this will do is piss people off and lead to more pirates.
 
2013-05-27 02:49:30 PM  

Lady Indica: wraith95: Lady Indica: Look, I'm NEVER doing shiat like this, nor am I suing anyone...but seriously how do you deal with piracy beyond draconian measures?

Short Answer: You can't.

There are a certain percentage of people who are going to pirate your stuff, no matter what. There's also a certain percentage of people who will pay, so long as the price is reasonable and it's convenient. So you have to cater to that second group. Maybe you'll make ends meet and maybe you won't, but that's all business throughout history.

That's...pretty much where I'm at. I guess I'm just hoping perhaps there's a magical solution I'm just not seeing. It bummed me out a little bit when it happened, I found I was like 'fark it' on creating new content for a short bit (like a couple weeks). There was however also a part of me that was all 'fark yeah, I'm big/good enough to steal'. Silver linings and all that jazz.


It'd help people in your business, I think, if sites like RedTube, XVideos etc. did some sort of profit sharing or royalty payout thing. Music and TV/Movie industry have survived YouTube just fine, don't see why it can't work for porn.
 
2013-05-27 02:51:24 PM  
I have the weirdest.....
 
2013-05-27 02:51:36 PM  

Lady Indica: Just assume it's in some fetish you wouldn't like, something like clowns hammering nails in their nutsacks, or saucy puppet shows.


genophoria.files.wordpress.com

Seriously, though - you can't do much about piracy.  Pirates fall into 2 categories: 1) people without enough money  2) scumbags

Neither is going to pay. Lock it down, they'll get something else somewhere, or take to fapping to the lingerie section of the Sears catalogue.

I've got a couple of music box sets as copies. I'm not going to pay £40 for some outtakes and alternative versions. If they made them £5, I would. If they could lock me out, I wouldn't have them.

So, my only bit of advice - get your pricing right and make it easy to pay for your clown nutsack porn to be bought. I have a ton of Steam games because they dropped them to £10 and that's about my "buy" point. All the porn I buy is old because I'm not paying £25 for a porn DVD (often of highly variable quality) when I can get a Ginger Lynn VOD for about £10.
 
2013-05-27 02:52:31 PM  
meyerkev: Lady Indica:

Short version:

Thanks. I do feel more sanguine about it feeling that I've a realistic pic of the whole thing.
 
2013-05-27 02:58:29 PM  

LectertheChef: It'd help people in your business, I think, if sites like RedTube, XVideos etc. did some sort of profit sharing or royalty payout thing. Music and TV/Movie industry have survived YouTube just fine, don't see why it can't work for porn.


I'd settle for them merely showing clips instead of entire content (or only full on old content the owners have released) and providing a link where the viewer if they liked it, could easily buy more.

And I'm a big fan of Steam, I've almost exclusively bought games through them the last few years. (Suck it Mass Effect 3). I'm often in Team Fortress with a user name very similar to my FARK handle, top of the scoreboard biatches (mostly).
 
2013-05-27 03:05:21 PM  
Don't worry folks I have myself covered! If this does ever get passed, well first I'm already on linux but if they do find a way to hack it well I just go to my back up plan, disconnect from the interwebz:

i758.photobucket.comi758.photobucket.com

/Should have a enough stashed to survive the infowars
 
2013-05-27 03:07:26 PM  

Lady Indica: I'd settle for them merely showing clips instead of entire content (or only full on old content the owners have released) and providing a link where the viewer if they liked it, could easily buy more.


I've seen plenty of short clips with intro/outro messages showing and speaking the site and prominent logos throughout the video.  I assume many of those are actually given to the tube sites by the producers.
 
2013-05-27 03:15:08 PM  

drake113: It should be common knowledge now that there's not an anti-piracy system in the world that can't be defeated by a bored 14-year old with time on his hands.

/seriously, just give it up already.


upload.wikimedia.org
 
2013-05-27 03:32:55 PM  
If you're going to put sh*t on the media you want to sell me (which, after I buy it is MINE, not yours, to do with what I wish) you had better tell me on the package in large enough typeface that I don't miss it, and not hidden in the 14th paragraph of the EULA as a text file on the media that can only be read after the package is opened.

Probably a line buried in the EULA that says "by opening this software/media package you have agreed to the EULA".

You don't get to tell me what to do with something I bought and paid for, just like I don't get to tell you what to do with the money I paid you for what I bought.
You put something on what I bought that farks up my dvd/blu-ray player, my computer, my cd player, or anything else I use to read the media, I and the thousands like me and our lawyers will burn your company to the farking ground.

Of course once the word get out that your company pulled some crap like this, your stock price will drop faster than sorority panties at a frat kegger.
 
2013-05-27 03:32:55 PM  

Lady Indica: Look, I'm NEVER doing shiat like this, nor am I suing anyone...but seriously how do you deal with piracy beyond draconian measures? I have to deal with it and I'm a very small content producer (just produce my own porn content, which ends up on file sharing sites, which I then have to DMCA blah blah blah). I provide demos of my work, and I've even exchanged titles for people when they weren't happy with an item they bought (can happen, not all the deets are mentioned to keep it surprising and some are bound to be disappointed ~ but this literally has only occurred a handful of times). In fact, I've never had a complaint I didn't personally resolve.

Yet when I've talked with the pirates (probably not ideal, I know) the sense of entitlement was astounding. As well as the perception that I'm a greedy rich biatch. I'm not starving, but I'm supporting my BFF who's out of work in a very expensive area of the country. I also pay for ALL content used in my production (all artwork, all music, etc), it's either free for use, or I pay to license it. Not everyone does this, but if I'm making a living off my artistic work, I'll be damned if I'm going to steal from someone else's artistic work to do so. I'm basically scraping by each month, but there are some in my fetish area who've had to leave porn for vanilla work after 2009. Anyway I'm NOT biatching, I'm doing a fark of a lot better than most, and if I worked harder I wouldn't be struggling at all. (So lazy). I don't really cultivate a 'persona' around my porn personality, it's really mostly just me (so lazy) but many do...and that 'greedy rich biatch' is a persona many play because it feeds into specific fetishes. I go with nerdy domme gamer because that's who I am IRL too ;) Sorry, rambling...need coffee. Don't mean to. Back on track...

I'm not new to the internet, I'm a long time gamer. I know my way around the seven seas. I've also pirated myself, but I try to do so ethically. If I enjoy it, I pay for it. I pirate game ...


You need to hunt them down vigilante style and then sell the bodies on the black market.
 
2013-05-27 03:39:32 PM  

Trocadero: drake113: It should be common knowledge now that there's not an anti-piracy system in the world that can't be defeated by a bored 14-year old with time on his hands.

/seriously, just give it up already.

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You're absolutely right, that would bore a 14 year old.  Now show us something they'd want to crack but can't.
 
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