The concept of the US FBI arresting, and retaining in custody, four people in New Zealand who were the employees of a company registered in Hong Kong underlines the financial magnitude of copyright theft and the criminal hunting resources that are now being employed against it. I have no idea what a "two year FBI investigation" that culminates in actions in New Zealand costs (perhaps it was one sporadically part time junior GMan who picked up the phone to the Kiwi cops) but it doesn't sound like it was anything that trivial.
Perhaps actions like this will eventually drive home the message to copyright thieves that stealing is a pernicious activity that is anti-societal and ultimately and totally wrong? But Australian society voted to have the country run by Juliar Faustus and the rest of the dross that now stands at the pinnacle of law making in this country so what does that tell you? It tells you that Australia, like all other countries on the planet, is overwhelmingly populated by chancers and criminals of every type and magnitude and the veneer of civilisation is overstretched to the point where the underlying barbarity is clearly discernible. The 'voices' of the few 'good' people in our version of society are 'drowned out' by the Australian cult of take whatever you can as long as you are pretty certain of getting away with it and do as little as possible that doesn't directly benefit them personally. Too harsh a view? Possibly - but how many people do you know constantly act differently to this type of 'Australian'?
Personally, I know very few, whereas I know a large number who this description fits like a glove. Like the EU's finances, I have no hope that anything will change for the better in the future....it is far too late. Fifty years of irresponsible Socialism, dreadful parenting and worse education here and in the EU has ensured that theft and hand outs are the basis of every country's citizens daily way of life from Rupert Murdoch types on down to the ill bred and worse educated sub teen of the lowest societal strata - all served by the worst of the worst dross in each country's apology for a parliament.
So what? The overwhelming majority of the planet's human population have no interest in the future other than what they can see benefits them individually in the shortest of short terms. There now appears, at least to me, to be no counter balance. If you've downloaded someone else's property lately then you know what I mean. If you haven't then I think your personal honesty won't make any difference to humanity's current 'decline and fall'.....there are far too many negative contributors on the planet for the FBI, or any other law enforcement agency, to remove from their pernicious practices.
It can certainly sound like that - and maybe it's true.
I would like to think that the change in Western Society to rabid Socialism over too short a time frame (with the best of intentions and the worst of methodologies) is the root cause of the problems I alluded to.
Juliar Faustus simply epitomises what happens when principles and ethics are removed from human society.
Poorly parented, ill educated and fatherless children are the result of the nanny State......increasing a return to Victorian concepts of a sub-class of 'rookery dwellers'.
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