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Update From A Pirate - 07/07/2013
https://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=rereadablebooksr&l=ur2&o=1

Why is it, I wonder, that any alleged pirate can post a few "figleaf words" on his or her site, and they automatically receive the benefit of the doubt? For instance, ".... d oes not host any files to items listed. We simply index file links we have found on other websites on the web (similar way to how Google works!)" or claims to be "non-profit" while set up with PayPal to take donations and subscriptions such as " You can now buy a 10 Day 'Limited' Trial to Supporters Club for just $4.99 " Someone forwarded this email from one of the allegedly most egregious, allegedly for profit  alleged pirates ever to be ignored by the authorities and by the Big Tech businesses that profit from his activities. (PayPal, SocialGo, Googlegroups, Picasa, Yahoo.) I will post it almost as written, with two especially interesting passages in bold) Quoting: Hi Everyone It's been an almost impossible week! The main club computer crashed. I sent it for repair, but it has come back with even more faults! I cannot unzip files The browsers keep crashing The computer shuts itself down randomly I cannot re-instate programs we need to run the club properly I am going to try once more to zero the computer and start afresh, on Monday, but I fear it will need a new master-board, power supply and hard disks It lasted almost 5 years, so I can't complain too much. I have prepared Monday's page (Mix 163) via an Internet cafe, and will send this out sometime tomorrow, giving me time on Monday to see...

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