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      01-20-2012 09:01 AM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by UmaMamoo View Post
      Sounds like M'sieur Kim Dotcom (apparently his new legal last name ) is the same gentleman who ran Kimble.org back in the Dot Com days and won the first Gumball Rally in his E55 AMG..

      Schmuck or not, he sure as hell did have a sick car collection.
      Yep.. Kimble is well known for his embezzlements, hacking and fraud.

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      01-20-2012 09:03 AM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by Deltac View Post
      I'm kind of happy of seeing license plates like Mafia and such gone from the road
      So you're hating on the guy because of his license plate? I suppose that falls neatly into TCL culture lately.

      Quote Originally Posted by Air-over-water View Post
      So now US Federal laws are enforceable WORLD WIDE, even if you do not live/operate/visit the states...
      I guess we are on the way to total domination...
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      01-20-2012 09:05 AM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by G2BForReal View Post
      WTF do you care what someone's license plate in another country says? Was he biting on Italian style too much for you?
      Wow...shows how ignorant you are when you think "Mafia" has to do with style

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      Cornuto, italians don't like the mafia; they've caused too many problems. It's why he's sensitive about it.
      Well said good sir
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      01-20-2012 09:09 AM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by G2BForReal View Post
      It means the OP is jealous of a guy with more money and nicer cars then him. Not too hard to figure out really.
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      01-20-2012 09:10 AM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by Air-over-water View Post
      So now US Federal laws are enforceable WORLD WIDE, even if you do not live/operate/visit the states...
      I guess we are on the way to total domination...
      Quote Originally Posted by Air-over-water View Post
      He did nothing wrong, at least not where he lives/operates...
      The Feds are just enforcing US laws in other countries now.

      Be afraid, be very afraid...
      Yeah.. I mean why would we bother going after Bin Ladin, he never lived or operated in the States? Shame on the US government for protecting its citizens.

      With the internet, "operating" is questionable if he directly markets to certain countries, and with the greater majority of IP coming from the US in the form of music and movies, the damage certainly effects US companies. I am willing to bet a substantial amount of Kim's profits came from the united states, which is listed as $175 Million.

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      01-20-2012 09:12 AM #31
      This is just the tip of the ice berg of what's coming. Enjoy your liberty now.
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      01-20-2012 09:13 AM #32
      Quote Originally Posted by 2VWatatime View Post
      Just imagine if the previous occupant of the White House had done this... the complaints would've been epic. Now, not so much.
      Imagine if the previous occupant of the White House had taken care of Osama. The ball-licking would've been epic. Now, not so much.

      And don't get me wrong, I do feel bad for the seven people who used Megaupload for legitimate purposes, but anybody who's pretending that it was a clean operation is absolutely kidding themselves.
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      01-20-2012 09:15 AM #33
      Quote Originally Posted by G2BForReal View Post
      It means the OP is jealous of a guy with more money and nicer cars then him. Not too hard to figure out really.
      "You're just jealous!! "

      Gimme a break. That is such a 3rd grade response. If I have a negative opinion toward someone's lifestyle (particularly if it is a flamboyant lifestyle) it by no means implies I'm jealous. Jealousy would mean you want to be like that person or you want something of theirs - I would want no part of being a big, fat loudmouth rich guy.

      Piles of money and a garage full of cool cars would be nice, sure. But that doesn't mean I walk around feeling jealous of anyone that has that. I'm pretty satisfied with my life, thank you very much.

    9. 01-20-2012 09:16 AM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by Deltac View Post
      Wow...shows how ignorant you are when you think "Mafia" has to do with style
      Something got lost in translation there chief.

    10. 01-20-2012 09:17 AM #35
      Quote Originally Posted by PassSedanGLX View Post
      Imagine if the previous occupant of the White House had taken care of Osama. The ball-licking would've been epic. Now, not so much.
      Unlike the 24/7 coverage for the month afterwards that we did get? Covers on all the mags? Yeah, it passed unnoticed...

      Again, where's the outrage against the current admin?

      And don't get me wrong, I do feel bad for the seven people who used Megaupload for legitimate purposes, but anybody who's pretending that it was a clean operation is absolutely kidding themselves.
      So why blow past the basics - such as getting a judge to ok this - and just fly on a GJ? (you can read the entire filing @ the Washington Post - and it's weak. Incredibly weak. As in two good lawyers on a bad day will get 90% tossed weak).
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    11. 01-20-2012 09:17 AM #36
      In for pics of the Giraffes!!!


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      01-20-2012 09:19 AM #37
      Quote Originally Posted by DUBLUV401 View Post
      In for pics of the Giraffes!!!
      Opulence, I haz it.
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      01-20-2012 09:21 AM #38
      Quote Originally Posted by UmaMamoo View Post
      Yeah.. looks like he's got a friggin' giraffe in that first pic, waaay out on the top left. Badass.
      Not one, but two

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      01-20-2012 09:24 AM #39
      Megavideo is hosted in Virginia, with over 1000 servers, and 25 petabytes of space...

      Their second biggest server is in Holland..I'm surprised that they kept their servers in the USA...

      An article also states, that users have paid more than 110 million dollars through paypal for subscriptions...

      Kim earned $42m in 2010, owns 60% of Megaupload, and 100% of megavideo, megaporn, megapay...

      The company itself has only 30 employees
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      01-20-2012 09:26 AM #40
      Quote Originally Posted by 2VWatatime View Post
      Again, where's the outrage against the current admin?
      You should start by explaining why we should be outraged, and without using some generic rehash of "THEY TAKING AWAY OUR FREEDOMS YO!"
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      01-20-2012 09:27 AM #41
      Not sure how I feel. I will mourn the loss of free downloaded music and movies but it doesn't change the fact I'm stealing something another person or group spent time and money on with the expectation of profit in return.

      Oh well I have my laptop on downloading Skyrim just in case my torrent application vanishes.
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      01-20-2012 09:27 AM #42
      Quote Originally Posted by 2VWatatime View Post
      Again, where's the outrage against the current admin?
      A lot of people ARE outraged (me included), you just probably won't hear about it on the news. They pull this ****, why do they even need SOPA? They clearly can do whatever they want without it.

      The only whisper of it even being taken down I've seen in mainsteram news so far is because of Anonymous' response.
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      01-20-2012 09:29 AM #43
      Quote Originally Posted by PassSedanGLX View Post
      You should start by explaining why we should be outraged, and without using some generic rehash of "THEY TAKING AWAY OUR FREEDOMS YO!"
      Give him time. He hasnt made it to the back room where he can toss a bean bag and figure out exactly how to react
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      01-20-2012 09:29 AM #44
      Quote Originally Posted by Shmi View Post
      A lot of people ARE outraged (me included), you just probably won't hear about it on the news. They pull this ****, why do they even need SOPA? They clearly can do whatever they want without it.

      The only whisper of it even being taken down I've seen in mainsteram news so far is because of Anonymous' response.
      I really doubt there is that much outrage. My parents and millions of other older Americans like them don't even know what megaupload is. If I tell them Congress is crafting a bill to prevent illegal downloads my parents and millions like them will likely think Congress is doing a good job.

      I think we need a reality check here - This is not some universal struggle and the entire population is not against SOPA.
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      01-20-2012 09:31 AM #45
      Quote Originally Posted by Shmi View Post
      The only whisper of it even being taken down I've seen in mainsteram news so far is because of Anonymous' response.
      You can't be looking very hard. It's been on the front page of the NYT for hours now.
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      01-20-2012 09:33 AM #46
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      01-20-2012 09:36 AM #47
      Quote Originally Posted by Shmi View Post
      A lot of people ARE outraged (me included), you just probably won't hear about it on the news. They pull this ****, why do they even need SOPA? They clearly can do whatever they want without it.
      They don't need SOPA. It's a joke and it would set dangerous precedents with regard to censorship. Total waste of government resources in a time when we're supposed to be reducing spending.
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    23. 01-20-2012 09:36 AM #48
      Quote Originally Posted by PassSedanGLX View Post
      You should start by explaining why we should be outraged, and without using some generic rehash of "THEY TAKING AWAY OUR FREEDOMS YO!"

      Never said that - simply pointed out that the responses would've been a wee bit different.

      BTW, extrajudicial proceedings tend to be a legal minefield.

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      01-20-2012 09:38 AM #49
      Quote Originally Posted by 2VWatatime View Post
      Never said that - simply pointed out that the responses would've been a wee bit different.

      BTW, extrajudicial proceedings tend to be a legal minefield.
      Why? Were they any different when Napster was shut down?

      You took my Bin Laden reference before the wrong way. I'm trying to point out that you're trying to make this something it isn't (partisan).
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