[arch-general] (Off-topic) Command-line torrent download tool

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Wed Jul 26 04:54:53 UTC 2017

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> On Jul 25, 2017, at 11:55 AM, Kryptxy via arch-general <arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
> No logic here. Don't know what was I thinking last night that I posted about this project here (stupid me!).
> I do regret posting it. Won't happen again.
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject: Re: [arch-general] (Off-topic) Command-line torrent download tool
>> Local Time: July 25, 2017 8:07 PM
>> UTC Time: July 25, 2017 2:37 PM
>> From: eschwartz at archlinux.org
>> To: arch-general at archlinux.org
>>> On 07/25/2017 05:29 AM, respiranto wrote:
>>>> On 2017-07-25 03:05, Kryptxy via arch-general wrote:
>>>> Hi there, I"m not sure if the PKGBUILD will be accepted in AUR. I
>>>> had once posted a thread in open-source contributions in arch
>>>> formus, but was taken down due to legal issues (end of the day, TPB
>>>> is illegal :P). So I didn"t put effort in building PKGBUILD. That"s
>>>> the ONLY reason I posted about it here.
>>> As far as I know, thepiratebay.org by itself is not illegal, only
>>> much but not all of the _linked_ content. As an example, you can most
>>> likely find a torrent-link for an Arch ISO.
>> Probably worth noting that this defense breaks down when the project
>> README specifically calls out high-profile illegal content as usage
>> examples, though. :p
>> Although the AUR *still* has that torrent client which is specifically
>> designed to stream pirated movies via torrents, so I dunno.
>> (I honestly thought that that was deleted, but I just checked and it"s
>> still listed in the AUR!)
>> --
>> Eli Schwartz

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