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Post #535683 - Reply to (#535681) by SailorPokemon

4:53 pm, Jul 23 2010
Posts: 6

Come on, we all knew it was inevitable. Piracy, is piracy. After ACTA is passed, pretty much all the easy access sites will be taken down. It won't stop piracy, but it will take a huge chunk of it away(Such as myself) from the people who are tech savvy enough to know advanced ways. I would suspect that this site too will be challenged to at least take the links to scanlators away. O well, enjoy while it lasts. I would suspect we will see the viewer sites start to go down one by one from this point, same with anime streaming sites.

Post #535684 - Reply to (#535669) by greendestiny
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Dark Knight

6:36 pm, Jul 23 2010
Posts: 375

'yet the only websites I see being shut down are sites that don't make any money like onemanga.'

Don't kid yourself, sites like OneManga makes tons of money off of the work of scanlators. One of the old admins of MangaFox told me that the site made ~$10k net profit monthly.


I run Illuminati-Manga. You're welcome.
Post #535685
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8:47 pm, Jul 23 2010
Posts: 170

Delicious leecher tears. I love it!
"BAWW, I'm too lazy to find manga, someone do all the work for me!"

Post #535686 - Reply to (#535658) by dasea
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Urabe is not happy

3:20 am, Jul 24 2010
Posts: 91

No, I don't consider it the same thing. Because it's not.

By the legal definition, the scan group site database is just a search engine. This is the same legal premise that has kept torrent websites online for years.

Furthermore, it's nto spl

Post #535687

11:19 pm, Jul 28 2010
Posts: 12

At the risk of making myself look like a fool, what is IRC and how does it relate to manga?

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Slumbering Remnant

11:02 pm, Jul 30 2010
Posts: 657

darn...OM is the only online reading site that doesn't make my computer lag...
sigh-I knew this would happen someday.

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Post #535689 - Reply to (#535683) by TigerII

1:35 am, Aug 6 2010
Posts: 22

You won't be able to depend on advanced/secret sites as they will go down because of snitches. Anime News Network in more than one past staff article recommended that people report sites that provide access to copyrighted material.

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