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MPAA threatens to disconnect Google from the Internet

By Emil
Feb 8, 2011
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  1. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 10,967   +955

    Oh my God, I guess you have to be a full blown sociopath, with paranoid delusions of grandeur, to even apply for a job with the MPAA.

    This is scary folks, think about it. They're libel to field a "MoomPah" party candidate for president in 2012!
     
  2. Cota

    Cota TS Enthusiast Posts: 521   +8

    Bad MPAA!! bad MPAA!!, we are not yet in April Fools.
     
  3. hitech0101

    hitech0101 TS Enthusiast Posts: 429   +19

    What a threat Google is probably wetting its pants! Good going MPAA.
     
  4. umm... sorry to barge in but...

    who the hell is MPAA??
     
  5. Mizzou

    Mizzou TS Enthusiast Posts: 930

  6. Mizzou

    Mizzou TS Enthusiast Posts: 930

    Wish I hadn't googled that, was better off not knowing.
     
  7. Just when I thought that MPAA is already at rock bottom, then this news came up. How silly can they be...
     
  8. Johny47

    Johny47 TS Rookie Posts: 157

    I hope this isn't serious, I think there would be a riot if they threatened to end google... and I'd be amongst the rioters hahaha(I'm only joking but it's serious =/).

    And besides google's not the only big search engine and people have plenty of other ways to share stuff over the internet, what are film and music studios going to do, ban the internet? AAAAAAAAAAHAHAHAHA yeah I would LOVE to see them just try that, and fail badly =P
     
  9. Benny26

    Benny26 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,577   +47

    They've got the forums stirred up and got themselves a headline...That's a win for MPAA.
     
  10. OMFG WHY HAS NO ONE COVERED THIS????

    The North American Man/boy Love Association is Partners with The Motion Picture Association of America

    This is...SO FREAKING FUNNY

    Pedophiles are the ones Threatning you. WOW

    BTW (Hypothetically Speaking)

    MPAA gets a warrant to shut down internet, - I WILL RIOT.

    i'll turn this place into greece in a heart beat.
     
  11. i think stars and the movie company's make to much money as it is.
     
     
  12. first off the MPAA is about as powerful as the 11 year old bully down the street...literally like the trash talking fat kid on facebook that has insecurity issues because nobody likes them. Actors and producers make millions a year, I thought acting was a passion, of course today, acting is overrated with the likes of the Jersey Shore, Jerseylicious, Real Housewives of NJ, lets just combine it and say reality TV, Kate plus 8, and stupid movies like most of the adam sandler flicks and remakes of older classic movies.... I wanna see the MPAA shut down google, and then cry because no one will support their actions afterwards when everyone starts to download mass amounts of torrents.
     
  13. This article is horribly written. Please, hire a proofreader or run through a grammar checker first.
     
  14. Sems too bea a pertty gud red two me.

    *shrugs*
     
  15. " OMFG WHY HAS NO ONE COVERED THIS????

    The North American Man/boy Love Association is Partners with The Motion Picture Association of America"

    If you watch the Daily Show, you'll probably have noticed if there is some conspiracy or unexplained event in the news/media they will blame NAMBLA. So this does not surprise me.
     
  16. Please, check your grammar before you post an article.
     
  17. at google: "guys you have to see this... we just got another letter from <company x> they are going to shut down our internet"

    first time : lots of laughter "put that up on the wall of stupid"

    20th time :"eh throw it in the stack... and figure out if anyone is actually downloading stuff from the office"

    50th time "trashcan it"
     
  18. Next weeks news... Google buys MPAA!
     
  19. Looks like somebody at the MPAA is starting to overestimate who they are ("they" being themselves or the MPAA in itself). Somebody's starting to lose it...

    Now, we only need to see if somebody will eventually shake them back to their senses... (c'mon Google, you know you want to :D )
     
  20. Google should just remove the MPAA and associated entities from their search engine. It would be like an internet death sentence.
     
  21. Competing for stupidity today, MPAA, Sony... and don't forget Nintendo, whose president has declared $2 games a danger to the industry. It's "Let's change the laws to support our business model!" Day.
     
  22. The number of Brand Enforcement companies working these the MPAA/RIAA is growing every day. I wrote up a blog on this some time ago... http://www.infostruction.com/2010/12/02/the-p2p-war-someone-is-monitoring-your-activities/
     
  23. ramonsterns

    ramonsterns TS Enthusiast Posts: 752   +12

    Source me, doctor!
     
  24. Time to get mideval on MPAA
     
  25. I thought these tools were meant to be used to shut down child porn websites, has anyone reported any shut down yet? I'm thinking that the MPAA used this topic to leverage the bill into law and then no one has ever bothered to look into what it was intended to stop.
     


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