C & F for illegally downloading files?

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C & F for illegally downloading files?

Postby potatomato » Sat Dec 07, 2013 2:03 am

So this is a potentially really dumb question, but fellow law students have psyched me out about it: if I've torrented movies/music/shows/etc. while in law school, is that a concern for the ABA c&f section?

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Re: C & F for illegally downloading files?

Postby Ludo! » Sat Dec 07, 2013 2:17 am

potatomato wrote:So this is a potentially really dumb question, but fellow law students have psyched me out about it: if I've torrented movies/music/shows/etc. while in law school, is that a concern for the ABA c&f section?


did you get caught?

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Re: C & F for illegally downloading files?

Postby arklaw13 » Sat Dec 07, 2013 2:19 am

Not unless you've been sued for it. Are you also going to disclose that you logged into your friend's facebook page once to post a "haha hacked" status, which might technically be a violation of federal law? What about your jaywalking habits? Nah.

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Re: C & F for illegally downloading files?

Postby sublime » Sat Dec 07, 2013 2:20 am

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Re: C & F for illegally downloading files?

Postby potatomato » Sat Dec 07, 2013 2:23 am

Haha ok thanks, that makes sense. I mean, that's what I thought, but a bunch of people were saying how they'd know etc. etc. and I guess I got paranoid. (I haven't gotten caught or sued, if those weren't rhetorical.)

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Re: C & F for illegally downloading files?

Postby glitter178 » Sat Dec 07, 2013 3:18 am

potatomato wrote:So this is a potentially really dumb question, but fellow law students have psyched me out about it: if I've torrented movies/music/shows/etc. while in law school, is that a concern for the ABA c&f section?


Did you ask them *how* they would know?

Also, maybe you should just stop ripping digital media so you don't have to worry about it.

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Re: C & F for illegally downloading files?

Postby bearsfan23 » Sat Dec 07, 2013 3:34 am

potatomato wrote:Haha ok thanks, that makes sense. I mean, that's what I thought, but a bunch of people were saying how they'd know etc. etc. and I guess I got paranoid. (I haven't gotten caught or sued, if those weren't rhetorical.)


I think you're confusing the bar examiners with the NSA, hth

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Re: C & F for illegally downloading files?

Postby BigRob » Sat Dec 07, 2013 2:56 pm

If I learned anything in my Evidence class, it's that they can ask you about it, but if you deny it, they can't prove it with extrinsic evidence.

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Re: C & F for illegally downloading files?

Postby POTUS2044 » Sat Dec 07, 2013 3:01 pm

BigRob wrote:If I learned anything in my Evidence class, it's that they can ask you about it, but if you deny it, they can't prove it with extrinsic evidence.


they can monitor the tracker. Unless you have a seedbox anyways
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Re: C & F for illegally downloading files?

Postby 09042014 » Sat Dec 07, 2013 3:02 pm

I got DMCA letter pwned at school. C&F didn't even make me have a sitdown meeting with them.

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Re: C & F for illegally downloading files?

Postby rad lulz » Sat Dec 07, 2013 3:55 pm

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