Originally Posted by HarryT
So you think that downloaders should be able to break the law with impunity? Both are equally guilty. It takes two to tango, as the saying goes.
No, I'm saying that if you successfully go after the uploaders, the problem of the downloaders disappears.
They are not equally guilty. An uploader is potentially responsible for thousands upon thousands of lost sales for each upload. A downloader is potentially responsible for a single lost sale for each download--his or her own possible purchase.