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Megaupload, Filesonic, GONE. What are we going to do?!

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by ardley216, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. ardley216

    ardley216 Elite Member

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    I don't know about you, but I am worried about where the internet is going. The internet has been my life for the last 12 years, it was once a free land for the many. Since Megaupload's demise by the US government and the FBI, all sorts of sharing websites have been shutting down.

    In short:
    THIS IS NOT A FREE INTERNET ANY MORE!!!

    Ok, so they shut down "illegal" file sharing websites. Fine, you may side with the FBI on this one, but what next? Soon they'll have control over what's shared and what's not, they'll control payments over the internet? They already got Wikileaks' Julian Assange in prison with NO charges held against him. They're trying to extradite a British student to the US for LINKING to movies.

    Facebook and Google have so much of our details, what if the FBI/US government get hold of this, Big Brother, 1984. I am the LAST person to be a paranoid conspiracy theorist, but I feel like this is the first REAL strangle hold on the internet.

    What are WE going to do? Let the US government continue to regulate and control the internet? Let the US government censor the content published on the internet? Last time I checked USA was NOT Communist China, but they act like it more.

    I for one, want to know HOW we (BHW'ers) TRY to stop this. Alone we may not be able to do anything, but this is a BLACK HAT forum, we don't follow the 'book'.

    PS. I don't want this to be a debate thread on Megaupload. Do that on the many others on this forum. (Virus1, save it.)
     
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  2. pinoyvid

    pinoyvid Junior Member

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    relax
     
  3. zen19

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    Maybe post in one of the other 11 threads about this rather than opening yet another?
     
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  4. ardley216

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    Really?

    And anyone to think they are just targeting file sharing would be naive. I think blackhatworld should change their name to whitehatworld before the FBI shut us down.
     
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    Maybe. But I feel that this thread is not a 'debate thread' like the rest. I want some of us to pull together and stand against the US and the FBI. I don't know about you, but the internet is important to me. I don't want it to be controlled.
     
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    It's getting even worse...
    That's it, now I'm starting to worry about the future! I never thought it would go this far.
     
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    The FBI are targeting file sharing right now, I wonder where spammers are on their list? Anyone used SB, SENukeX, SS.. Anyone done Mass emailing? It's not just about file sharing.
     
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    can you quote the source of this info?
     
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    Paranoia seting in?

    In is not against the law in the US to build backlinks and mass legal e-mails.

    You seem to forget that these companies have been shut down because of an ongoing criminal enterprise.

    What we need to do is all pitch in and buy an island in some remote place that has no agreements with the US, and make the islanders rich by hosting these sites.

    The megaupload folks actually had enough money to do that, but didn't.
     
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    To an extent yes. The reason why I am suggesting spammers is that I never thought that the US could use so much power to limit the internet and it's users
     
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    You're not breaking any copyright laws by using those tools...I'm thinking they won't go after you (us).

    The problem is that the whole world is money driven, big corporations that own rights to the movies which we are downloading finance a lot of political campaigns etc. so government has to comply with them and go after people which are biting away CHUNKS of their earnings. Money, money...makes the world go around.
     
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    FBI will get a lo work to do lol

    No one will buy DVD to see the movies all the time --> the actors and actress will no longer be famous --> they will be cut down of advertising earning lol

    This suck things happened all the time means no more internet and we use our computer just for mine sweeper and solitaire :D . We don't use computer anymore so where will MS and Apple go?
     
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    will open brandnew alternative :)
     
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    To put it simply, there will be a way. There will ALWAYS be a way.
    Look back in I believe the late 1800's / early 1900's with prohibition, they outlawed alcohol, they outlawed almost everything and WE found a way around it.

    WE are the ones on the front line. We are the ones that they can TRY to shut down, but in the end we will find a way around it. We are the internet, not them.

    How did people start "IM" before the internet? Marketing. What is IM? Internet MARKETING. There is a way, there is ALWAYS a way. The internet was developed to break our limits not create them.

    The giants that run the ISP's where do they get it from? The people behind them, where do they get it?

    If ALL of the internet marketers worldwide put their minds to it, and money into it, it would be possible to create our own internet. There is bound to be a handful of true rocket scientists and all that if they sat down and thought about it, they could create a "new internet".

    You think just on this board alone, there is how many guys making >$100,000 per month, and the guys making $1,000+ per day, or even $100+ per day. If it came down to it, the internet marketers worldwide COULD come up with a "new internet".

    To put it plain and simple, there is always a way.
     
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    What is needed is a completely decentrilized system. I remember a few years back the "Cult Of The Dead Cow" was working on some 1337 P2P.

    Any word on this?:cool::ballchain
     
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    Seriously dude you need to calm down !!
    BHW is not about illegal file sharing and it would never be. Those should be paranoid who are doing it wrong I really don't see anything wrong in making a website, building links to it ,putting adsense or CPA on it..
    And what is gone is gone.
    Megaupload is past just forget it, Move ON!!
     
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    I remember a time, many years ago when there were no filesharing, P2P, Torrent, etc sites. Guess what? There was still piracy and filesharing going on. It will just go back to the underground ways of the past. Private FTP servers.
     
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