Question about legality of streaming sites

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  1. Junefog

    Junefog Junior Member

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    Completely hypothetical, but how illegal is it to run a site with new dvd rips (basically copyrighted material) from various torrent sites?

    What are the consequences? I see a ton of video sites with new shows, but how are they not reported immediately?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Oukast

    Oukast Senior Member

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    As illegal as it can get. I guess most sites are just hosted overseas with companies that shit on DMCA requests.
     
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  3. kbos2hm

    kbos2hm Junior Member

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    i suppose you just get your site closed down and if you are bad enuff goto jail loads of research i suppose would have to research it well. Over in the uk they are blocking the torrent sites its just a cat a mouse game.
     
  4. spmcnerd

    spmcnerd Regular Member

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    Sketchy for sure.
    Some people load all of their videos in a cloud storage, share to family and friends.

    I wouldn't put my butt on the line to be the cool kid.
    They will forget who you are when the po-po knocks on the door.
     
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  5. MadStacks

    MadStacks BANNED BANNED

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    Extremely illegal and you need to protect yourself in great measure since they will hunt you down.
     
  6. calebmann

    calebmann Power Member Premium Member

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    Man, find another niche.