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Old 01-25-2013, 03:10 PM   #1
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Antigua could hit U.S. with copyright-free downloads

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Old 01-25-2013, 03:46 PM   #2
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Pirates of the Caribbean, hm? This would be a modern day letter of marque, then, from nobody less than the WTO. Too bad it's capped at $21M a year :-)

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At which point, the MPAA and RIAA strongarm congress into invading Antigua and setting up a banana company in place of the government. Haven't we seen this before?
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Old 01-25-2013, 05:46 PM   #4
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At which point, the MPAA and RIAA strongarm congress into invading Antigua and setting up a banana company in place of the government. Haven't we seen this before?
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Old 01-25-2013, 05:46 PM   #5
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The US pressures Australia to its 'thinking' by way of the Balance of Trade discussions and said Agreements.

So Antigua may just have a point!
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Old 01-25-2013, 07:42 PM   #6
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At which point, the MPAA and RIAA strongarm congress into invading Antigua and setting up a banana company in place of the government. Haven't we seen this before?
Tubemonkey runs the MPAA and the RIAA?
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Old 01-25-2013, 07:54 PM   #7
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Old 01-25-2013, 08:37 PM   #8
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Oh no!!! Another axis-of-copyright-evil country in the Americas! When everybody thought it was just Canada... Who's next?
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Old 01-25-2013, 09:15 PM   #9
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"When you think about it, $21 million could be all accomplished in one go or in 50 million goes. The dollar figure is not important," he said.
Asked if a site charging one cent per download would be a way to accomplish Antigua's aims, he said: "That is an intellectual possibility."

Oh, shades of Mae West ... I love it!
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Old 01-26-2013, 01:15 AM   #10
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At which point, the MPAA and RIAA strongarm congress into invading Antigua and setting up a banana company in place of the government. Haven't we seen this before?
You have my personal testimony that invading small countries is fun.
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Old 01-26-2013, 01:31 AM   #11
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And of course they also provide free food and hotel rooms for visitors, since they are in such a giving mood. Or are they just giving away other people's stuff?
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At which point, the MPAA and RIAA strongarm congress into invading Antigua and setting up a banana company in place of the government. Haven't we seen this before?
Just last November
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Old 01-26-2013, 10:19 AM   #13
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And of course they also provide free food and hotel rooms for visitors, since they are in such a giving mood. Or are they just giving away other people's stuff?
From reading the article, it sounds like Antigua is trying to get the US to comply with a WTO ruling, and they have WTO permission to do this.

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Old 01-26-2013, 02:26 PM   #14
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And of course they also provide free food and hotel rooms for visitors, since they are in such a giving mood. Or are they just giving away other people's stuff?
Did you follow the story? They're collecting on a court judgement (well, ruling by the WTO, but the principle's the same.)
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Old 01-26-2013, 05:14 PM   #15
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Antigua should challenge the US to put their money where their mouth is, and settle the blue with a Veterans Cricket Match.
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