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Joenasoe
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Founded: Sep 01, 2017
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Your nation laws about software piracy

Postby Joenasoe » Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:25 am

Anyone who download a pirated software, movie etc will be fined $7.900 + (The price of software,game etc you've pirated) and your internet speed will be lowered to 28 Kbps or even lower (Depends of size or price of pirated software you've downloaded) and will be recovered after you pay the fine to the ISP
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Corporate Police State

Postby Destructive Government Economic System » Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:27 am

Internet does not exist for typical citizens slaves of the DGES.
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Adriatican
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Founded: Feb 09, 2014
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Postby Adriatican » Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:31 am

Joenasoe wrote:Anyone who download a pirated software, movie etc will be fined $900 and your internet speed will be lowered to 56 Kbps and will be recovered after you pay the fine to the ISP


A fine equivalent to the revenue lost by the content creator of the pirated material due to initial theft and subsequent distribution (if any) at current market value, and a 1, 5, or 10 year minimum security term of incarceration in a federal corrections facility native to the jurisdiction of offender's residence. Term length is determined and dependent on the volume and value of content pirated.
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Valgora
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Founded: Mar 23, 2016
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Valgora » Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:52 am

Downloading pirated software, movies, etc. is not illegal in Valgora.
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Kenmoria
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Founded: Jul 03, 2017
Corporate Bordello

Postby Kenmoria » Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:44 am

Selling pirated material is a crime punishable by the creator's lost revenue + €100 for the first offence. Doing it again will increase the addition to €200, €300 then prison time. Downloading pirated software will fine you the creator's lost revenue plus €50 for the first four offences, the prison time for the fifth.
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Fatatatutti
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Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Fatatatutti » Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:54 am

We have no laws about software piracy. The distributor is free to sue software pirates in court but he would have to prove that he suffered an actual loss. Since most users of pirated software wouldn't buy it anyway, such cases invariably fail.

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Alizeria
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Founded: Jan 03, 2009
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Postby Alizeria » Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:17 am

Software is included in the Copyright Act 2011, and if a copyright holder is able to prove that someone has illegally downloaded their material, the individual can be fined up to $50,000.

In practice it's very difficult to prove and a proposed law that would make ISPs responsible for monitoring illegal file-sharing failed to pass in its second reading in Parliament.

Furthermore, as most copyright holders of software and other intellectual property are foreign, it is even more difficult for such charges to be laid successfully.
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Skyhooked
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Founded: Mar 18, 2016
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Skyhooked » Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:32 am

Basically, Skyhooked doesn't have them at all. So pirate all you want. And don't forget to buy our fine rum, cause you know, pirates drink rum.
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Democratic Exodian Territories
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Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Democratic Exodian Territories » Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:40 am

The pirate will be fined twice to three times the original cost of the software, depending on the sentence given by the judge. An hour of community service will replace every twenty Likes if they cannot pay the fine. The pirated software is also removed from all devices.
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Purpelia
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Libertarian Police State

Postby Purpelia » Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:51 am

Purpelian laws in regard to software piracy are well and truly lax.
If you are a business user, as in a person or entity earning money off a certain piece of software and the state catches you using a pirated copy of that particular piece of software the only thing it will really do is force you to buy a copy. That's it. For private use it's pretty much the same except that it's standard practice to look the other way unless the software is of Purpelian origin. Steal away from those dirty foreigners but respect Purpelia, man.

Furthermore, for private use there is actually no legal groundwork for the state to check explicitly for pirated software. So the only times these cases come up is if someones computer is confiscated for an unrelated crime. And even than it's typically just something the prosecution tacks on on the basis of "why the hell not."
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Blodrike
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Founded: Sep 14, 2017
Libertarian Police State

Postby Blodrike » Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:25 pm

Piracy is punishable by death in Blodrike, just like other forms of banditry. What's a software?
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Harde
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Founded: Sep 13, 2017
Psychotic Dictatorship

Postby Harde » Fri Sep 15, 2017 6:29 pm

Internet is exist for elite not all citizen
And the elite wouldn't have outside/real Internet
Harde has it's own internet and own operating system called HardeDStar

And if you using a outside/real Internet you will executed ,
If you caught watching porn or downloading something from the outside internet even it's legal you will be executed too
Anyone who use the internet without permission from government or being elite or royal citizen you will sended to work force camp for 5 years
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