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No bootleging

Discussion in 'Feedback' started by KILROE, Mar 10, 2003.


    KILROE Junior Member

    Joined: Oct 21, 2001 Messages: 118 Likes Received: 0
    I made a thread about tradeing videos and it got closed. sombody said not to bootleg, why not? How is it any more illegal than the other shit we talk about? plus a lot of it is off the tv which i think is legal
  2. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 12, 2000 Messages: 6,979 Likes Received: 2
    the only 'illegal' material that 12oz puts up with is graffiti related.

    It's their house, their rules.
  3. Bootleggin of graffitiproducts is very counterproductive for graffiticulture.
    It takes alot of time, effort and money to put out a video and you're lucky if you break even. Writers should support and buy videos if they have any interests in viewing them.

    Thats why your thread was closed and the reason already posted too.
  4. !@#$%^&*

    [email protected]#$%^&* Member

    Joined: Apr 25, 2002 Messages: 391 Likes Received: 11

    KILROE Junior Member

    Joined: Oct 21, 2001 Messages: 118 Likes Received: 0
    first off thats your opinion and second I wasnt just talking about graff videos also cartoons, movies ect....
  6. ^^
    Go find a bootleggin forum then, this is a graffitiforum that doesnt support bootleggin.

    The end.
  7. Smart

    Smart Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Apr 14, 2000 Messages: 17,017 Likes Received: 177
    bootlegging is just theivery, it's not cool... almost everything bootlegged is the result of artistic or creative effort... if there's no money (even the meager 50cents per album sale and 15cents a radio play) then instead of writing songs or going through the stress of studio recording, musicians will become garbagemen (well, the drummers anyway)... because of poor album sales tours will be cut short or cancelled... good bands will break up, c'est la vie

    if you're good, you'll make it, I mean... look at R. Kelly!!!

    Same thing with videos... you know, it's not hollywood magic, there's no guy out there with a bag of money just waiting for you to finish your Graff video. Just imagine you wanted to make a movie, today... got a camera? got tapes or film? got access to the editing suite? got a good soundman? Is there anything that DOESN'T cost money?

    all so some impudent snot nosed 14 year old punk can get it off Kazaa and burn 7 copies in one night to give to all his little pals... Artistic Paydirt
  8. wiseguy

    wiseguy Elite Member

    Joined: Mar 1, 2002 Messages: 2,543 Likes Received: 1
    i am definitely opposed to bootlegging especially when it comes to graffiti products or underground music, but god damn, in australia, it costs something like $50 for a foreign graffiti video, this is obviously gonna create a little niche for someone to bootleg videos, charge half less than half of that, and come out ahead. it sucks though...
  9. BigOatser

    BigOatser Senior Member

    Joined: Jan 7, 2003 Messages: 2,097 Likes Received: 0
    Im not going to take any side to this.
  10. Zee_Zee

    Zee_Zee Guest

  11. thewillyman

    thewillyman Banned

    Joined: May 14, 2003 Messages: 98 Likes Received: 0
  12. fatbastard

    fatbastard Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 30, 2002 Messages: 2,880 Likes Received: 10
    the way i think of it

    if it is free i will watch it if not i wont

    if i wasnt able to watch it free i wouldnt buy it anyway
  13. reckoner

    reckoner New Jack

    Joined: Sep 13, 2003 Messages: 22 Likes Received: 0