No more piracy on Github?

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  1. Nincompoopdo
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    Now that Microsoft owned Github, does that mean piracy related stuff will be banned soon?
     
  2. SnAQ

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    How would we know?

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  3. Nincompoopdo
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    Nintendo can sue Microsoft if they hosted the code for CFW on Github.

    I think everyone needs to find another place to host soon.
     
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    piracy were never allowed on github.
    It does not change anything wherever microsoft owns it or not
     
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  5. LovingYoung

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    The thing you need to know is that, CFWs are totally legal. Nobody could hold any reason to sue Github/Reswitched.
     
  6. Nincompoopdo
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    Really? Google github and piracy - see for yourself, it's been a big problem. Microsoft owned the Xbox which is a competitor to Nintendo, they are more liable to be sued.

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    Legal or not, now that MS owns the site they can set their own rules - all the Xbox hacking codes will be the first to go I think...
     
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    I think you should worry about yourself
     
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    It looks like sourceforge might be making a resurgence
     
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    Well, Yes, Microsoft could define their RULES, but RULES are not LAWS. All the hacking code are legal according to US LAWS. Again, nobody could sue them by any means.
     
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    Lol how is custom firmware or any kind of homebrew illegal ?

    even the function of allowing to play backups should be okay, the only illegal part eould be grtting backup of games or programms that you don't oen yourself.
     
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    Piracy related things were never allowed. CFW related projects being regulated would just push people off the platform, because IF they did that, such things wouldn't be the only thing they'd micromanage. I think as for now, Github isn't going to face any real changes.
     
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    If that were the case then I'm sure people will switch to gitlab.

    Infact a lot of people are already switching.
     
  13. Nincompoopdo
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    LOL I actually got this news from *snip*

    They don't seems very happy about it...
     
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    Gitlab made a tutorial on migrating, awesome timing too.

     
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    You are so hellbent on piracy that you're this paranoid!?
    Shiet OP, please seek help.

    There wasn't any "piracy" on github at all.
    Piracy is acquiring copyrighted code without paying for it.
    Everything on github is opensource, the entire idea behind github is a platform for opensource code that users can download/enhance and share with eachother.
     
  16. DollyWhipDoll

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    Thought about starting a thread on this in the Emulation section, yesterday. Lmfao at 'Ninten suing Micro'. They would have been better off trying to sue Git.
     
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  17. bodefuceta

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    There's no "piracy stuff" on GitHub. But this buyout certainly is bad, keeping free stuff on Microsoft's care is like having Jimmy Savile taking care of your children.
     
  18. sarkwalvein

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    Nothing will change. Go take your chill pills. You clearly need them.
     
  19. Nincompoopdo
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    Github has no money, Microsoft does...
     
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    does... have plenty money to pay lawyers, bribe judges, lobby senates.
     
  21. Nincompoopdo
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    There's no coincidence in this world, everything happens for a reason.

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    There are countless tools for piracy, you can pretend to be dumb or pretend to be ignorant... it's not just console hacking, I can't post anything about it anymore or that porkiewpyne mod will delete it again.
     
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