Limewire sued for 75 trillion dollars

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LimeWire? Isn't that the p2p application that was pretty famous back in the day? I thought they shut down a long time ago.

And ugh.. 75 trillion dollars? LOL
 

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It's still used. I used it a month ago for a file I wanted for free and couldn't find anywhere else.
It's outdated and I'm sure filled with piracy issues out the butt
 

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I used it once, a long time ago, I wanted to download an italian song that couldn't find anywhere, instead the file was a 4 minute long midget porn.
From the article they still get 50 million users per month, so as far as being dead, it's not.
 

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I used it once, a long time ago, I wanted to download an italian song that couldn't find anywhere, instead the file was a 4 minute long midget porn.
From the article they still get 50 million users per month, so as far as being dead, it's not.
Lol! That reminded me of the time I inadvertently downloaded gay porn set on a spaceship. I was like wait, what? No, this isn't right... :D
 

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Man I hate Limewire. When I used to manage networks and do IT consulting it was amazing how many idiots ran that on their work PCs on company networks.
Same here. And I often get asked by family and friends to rescue an infected PC. If Limewire is on it, I will help them--once. Then I tell them if they, their kids, or anyone else puts that crap back on I will not help again.




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Lol! That reminded me of the time I inadvertently downloaded gay porn set on a spaceship. I was like wait, what? No, this isn't right... :D
It took me couple minutes to figure out that I downloaded the wrong thing.
I Got me some scotch and a cigar and watched the all thing, twice.
 

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Same here. And I often get asked by family and friends to rescue an infected PC. If Limewire is on it, I will help them--once. Then I tell them if they, their kids, or anyone else puts that crap back on I will not help again.




Michael
Yup, I have pretty much the same approach. Otherwise the amount of wasted time gets well north of crazy.
 

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I'm confused. Benny, why does your clickable link say million but the actual article says trillion? It's hard to believe the RIAA would be that stupid. I think that's more money than exists in the world.
 

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That sounds like about what they'd aim for then.
Lol! It makes me think of Dr. Evil. We want all the money in the world! I know they only expect to get a fraction of it, but the amount is still comical.