Thanks for the encouragement. You are all too kind.
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These are free lessons & lesson plans designed by The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) for educating teens. The language is plain spoken. I think the complete presentation takes about 6 hours.
EFF's Teaching Copyright curriculum was created to help teachers present the laws surrounding digital rights in a balanced way. In five distinct lessons, students are challenged to:
- Reflect on what they already know about copyright law.
- See the connection between the history of innovation and the history of copyright law.
- Learn about fair use, free speech, and the public domain and how those concepts relate to using materials created by others.
- Experience various stakeholders' interests and master the principles of fair use through a mock trial.
Teaching Copyright will require your students to think about their role in the online world and provide them with the legal framework they need to make informed choices about their online behavior.
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"... Help me get my complete scores !!! Bou hou hou"
... And actually the rarity of this kind of stuff makes them more valuable, not mentionning they are rarely processed to death like the official releases use to be (mastering, peak limiting, compression, and so on!). So on the contrary of you, I pray for they don't release something I'd love to have for being able to find unprocessed bootleg. And if sometimes I don't have other choice than mp3 instead of lossless, well then.
I listen more often the "Bourne Supremacy" mp3 bootleg than my copy from Varese (wich has compressed and cut off waveform, what is obvious even without checking).
That's what every one concerned with the evolution of sound recording since digital technology popped up calls "the loudness war".
My experience and take on this says a well managed mastering has great chances to blow away the common "blast it up" treatment recording companies are searching for.
You're incredible... And that site looks incredible. The first thing I randomly checked (wich I don't know about) is downloadable as... 24-bit Flac !!!
(perfect for mastering stuff yourself if needed ).
Really amazing. Thanks !
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Meanwhile I'm wondering if this applies to music?
Observance #1: the movie with the most free download links is the top dollar box office smash. The more free links the movie has, the more more likely the movie is making money. Lots of links = lots of sales; tickets, dvd, blu-ray, on-demand.
Observance #2: movies with no free links, are not selling very well, nobody is watching.
So, is the number of free links directly related to how many sales? Could free links be promoting sales?
Side note: Microsoft gave away free release copies of Windows 7 to anyone that wanted one. They did this for a year before they ever sold one. Anybody that thinks the best marketing strategy is; "No, no. You can only get it by paying for it here." will be left behind when it's time to count the money.
Haha... Indeed I though of the word play and indeed... it has no meaning...
Side note: Microsoft gave away free release copies of Windows 7 to anyone that wanted one. They did this for a year before they ever sold one.
And how soon we forget. Was in the market last year to upgrade to win7. Discovered a link and discovered...I missed the freebee by a week...
I'm surprised the RIAA isn't casing this joint 24/7 since they are a bunch of nazi assholes. Then again they very well could be and probably are.
they probably are, but since most of our stuff is niche, and gets 50-100 dls, its not taht big of interest compared to the latest lady gaga crap that is on pirate bay getting 100k downloads
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august rush score (flac)
16 Days of Glory (flac)
i robot ost (flac)
MM. The labels watch. We know for a fact that Varese had spies here, at least for a while, and FSM is well aware of us. And while most may leave us alone, I gotta think calling them names and being confrontational is perhaps not the best way to keep it that way. You know, why poke the tiger in the eye, if it aint messing with ya?
I'm with babydoll on this. There are plenty of extremely talented musicians that deserve and would appreciate our support.
Much as I like to poke the bear, I would hate to get fish slapped.
and it's a big bear...
Off topic news;
Grammy-winning singer Amy Winehouse, age 27, has died.
Goodbye Amy, we hardly knew you.
May you find the peace you sought here, in the next world.
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They don't care what I say. Who am I just some dude on a message form. I used to hug my cat alot.
For the movie The Expendables, the owning company hired peeps to monitor popular torrent sites to see what was being shared.
A lot of IP addresses in the USA got subpoenas and will be facing piracy charges...
That's just for the movie The Expendables.
So spies among us?
I wouldn't doubt.
How many spammy posts showed up recently with just one comment "thank you guys" from a new user with no posts made in the past couple months????
It came true! You're lookin' at it...
I very rarely download movies, especially anything new, but if I do, I never ever use torrents. Way too damn risky. Better to find someone sharing it via megaupload, then try to snag it before it gets taken down. But like I said, I um... ahem.... wouldn't know anything about stuff like that.