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What the #$% is this?

Postby Doc Dixon » January 20th, 2009, 8:35 pm


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Re: What the #$% is this?

Postby Joe Pecore » January 20th, 2009, 8:41 pm

someone is selling a scanned in copy?

Or rather instructions on how to download a scanned in copy?
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Re: What the #$% is this?

Postby Gord » January 20th, 2009, 8:51 pm

It appears he is selling instructions on how to get a scanned copy.
Good to see no one has bid yet ... yet.

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Re: What the #$% is this?

Postby JordanB » January 20th, 2009, 9:09 pm

Wow. Awesome. Thanks for the link....

Just kidding.

What a d*****bag! $49.99 for instructions on how to print your own copy of a pirated work and he has 100% positive feedback. That's just double wrong.

Looks like he does this with other works as well.
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Re: What the #$% is this?

Postby Ray T. Stott » January 20th, 2009, 9:11 pm

The way I read it is that he is offering access to an uploaded *pdf of a scanned copy, likely on some .ftp site that the "winner" may print out on his/her computer printer.

What the seller is also doing is offering to sell the buyer an opportunity to conspire in the theft of copyrighted material and become an accessory after the fact to the crime
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If this listing was reported to eBay, they likely would have given the complaint a nanosecond or two investigation before round filing it.

If someone was selling authentic snuff films on eBay and was reported for doing so; eBay would quash any actions against the seller based upon their decision that such films have redeeming social value and that the 1st Amendment protected the sale and eBay's revenues derived thereof.
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Re: What the #$% is this?

Postby Doc Dixon » January 20th, 2009, 9:37 pm

FYI, he's also ripping off Larry Becker:
http://cgi.ebay.com/TopSecret-Report-Ge ... 240%3A1318

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Re: What the #$% is this?

Postby Ray T. Stott » January 20th, 2009, 9:45 pm

Doc Dixon wrote:FYI, he's also ripping off Larry Becker:
http://cgi.ebay.com/TopSecret-Report-Ge ... 240%3A1318


Same criminal, same crime, different victim.
As all of the seller's recent auctions were private and, based upon the premise that some or all of them were stolen I.P., I recognize the user names of several high profile performers and magic dealers that have drunk from the poison well.

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Re: What the #$% is this?

Postby RobertAllen » January 20th, 2009, 11:42 pm

I'm shocked, SHOCKED do you hear, to find that gambling is going on in this establishment...

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Re: What the #$% is this?

Postby Timothy Hyde » January 21st, 2009, 12:14 am

Doc Dixon wrote:FYI, he's also ripping off Larry Becker:
http://cgi.ebay.com/TopSecret-Report-Ge ... 240%3A1318


Larry has been made aware of this and has already filed a complaint with ebay.
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Re: What the #$% is this?

Postby Ray T. Stott » January 21st, 2009, 1:42 am

Rick: How can you close me up? On what grounds?



RobertAllen wrote:I'm shocked, SHOCKED do you hear, to find that gambling is going on in this establishment...

"Your winnings Monsieur."

Thank you. Thank you very much. [Shouting, to casino patrons] Everybody out!
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Re: What the #$% is this?

Postby Ray T. Stott » January 21st, 2009, 5:01 pm

Doc Dixon wrote:What the #$% is this?

http://cgi.ebay.com/TopSecret-Report-Ge ... 240%3A1318


[size:11pt]Sold!
And once again a seller is granted permission by eBay to give the finger to the intellectual property of others!

Funny...the only person who could ever receive consistent, practically instantaneous, "corrective action" from eBay VERO was Jeff Busby...evidently he had the ear of someone on the "inside."
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