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Re: "We Won't Block Pirate Bay" Swedish Telecom Co



On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 10:46:00AM -0800, Razer wrote:
> On 02/22/2017 10:37 AM, grarpamp wrote:
> >On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 12:01 PM, Razer <g2s AT riseup.net> wrote:
> >>https://torrentfreak.com/wont-block-pirate-bay-swedish-telecoms-giant-says-170221/
> >All the filesharers in the world should be devoting
> >equal resources to developing filesharing in the darknets.
> >Fighting on clearnet is always worthwhile.
> >Backing those fights with the darknet trump card
> >that is far harder to take down (both legally and
> >technically) might serve to raise their opponents
> >cost and friction thus forcing them to just give up,
> >thereby freeing clearnet in the process.
> >
> >Whether it's on darknets or in the streets,
> >those two locations may end up being the last stand
> >for many changes people want to see in the world.
> >Both places to demonstrate and live your own pirate utopias.
> >The former used to coordinate activities in the latter,
> >the needs of the latter driving capabilities in the former.
> 
> I absolutely agree and want to say It's good to promote the "aboveground"
> alliances... The fact that telecom companies are telling the courts to fork
> off should be publicly applauded (even IF they might be disingenuous or
> not-to-be-entirely-trusted).

When in doubt, assume self interest.