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Duma backs 'movies only' anti-piracy bill

21.06.2013 12:08

The Russian Lower House has approved an anti-piracy bill that only protects movies and does not introduce responsibility for users of the pirated content.

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Anonymous user 29.07.2013 18:21

The only way to prevent "pirating" (=sharing) is to never allow access to media. This is a joke law.


With News, you lose! 25.06.2013 05:27

The way the bill is set up to fail from the get-go (not even penalties for law violators), you can almost sense that this law is just there to comply with current EU and US laws as a symbolic act, since America would literally threaten Russia's sovereignty over this stupid issue, and Russia saves it's heavy nuclear artillery for serious threats, not Paramount Pictures.

Anonymous user 24.06.2013 08:51

Protecting Copyright >protecting Human Rights ?

Something wrong on this planet.


PR101 23.06.2013 19:29

Everyone knows the Duma downloads pirated music, so they do not want to dis their sources.

Anonymous user 23.06.2013 11:36

Russian movies are all inadequate.

Anonymous user 22.06.2013 16:11

State Counsellor, Admiral, Turkish Gambit > any western movie ever made.

Anonymous user 22.06.2013 16:08

Ever watched a US/UK movie? Unless being bored to sleep is your thing, don't bother.

Anonymous user 22.06.2013 08:07

what about video games? these are just as costly to produce as movies?

Anonymous user 21.06.2013 21:52

This is correct Control Method - Close the Source and not Punish the User

Anonymous user 21.06.2013 16:26

16:23 Some Russian Duma mambers may own shares in US studios. No Russia media is worth pirating.

Anonymous user 21.06.2013 16:23

multimillon moviemakers are apparently well represented in duma, small music makers less

Anonymous user 21.06.2013 14:50

Ever watched a Russian movie? Unless being bored to sleep is your thing, don't bother.

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