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bbc documentary last night on TPB


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I dont know how long this questionable subject will last in this forum, but I thought TPB bbc documentary was a good personal insight into the young founders lives and to an extent our current technology.

Its somewhat ironic that their supporters along with the bbc and other notable entertainment companies helped financially in its development. Whilst I can understand the founders want of a way of sharing information for free, one that could educate in theory, its too bad that the majority want to use it for entertainment-calling it TPB probably didnt help their court case, as the public would surely assume its not meant for anything else. Perhaps this case showed the anger of an industry not adapting to digital technology for selling media fast enough.

According to this documentary millions are seemingly downloading via their internet devices every second. Some schoolchildren have internet enabled mobile phones these days, and who knows what the future will bring relating to home internet usage if internet speeds increase massively in the coming years. Punishing the founders that no longer run the site on their own seems to have done nothing to bring it down. How can you stop a network run in multiple countries? Perhaps our entertainment companies will have shares one day in these websites.

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