• lugal
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    15 days ago

    Jokes on you, I never had Netflix

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      14 days ago

      I had cousins account and I found torrenting still much more convenient than having to open Netflix in the propper browser or app to play with semi-decent quality.

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        14 days ago

        In my country, Netflix shows often come out later than in the US so why pay money when I can get a greater variety of shows earlier for free on other streaming sites?

        Streaming is a gray area. Germany is relatively strict with torrents but on streaming, you neither own nor share it at any point

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          14 days ago

          Germany is relatively strict with torrents

          Don’t be worse than Russia. Please fix.

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              13 days ago

              In Russian law only sharing is illegal, not downloading. And proving your intent is impossible if you don’t have formal education. Basically “I didn’t know” is rock-solid defence.

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                13 days ago

                I think it’s technically the same in Germany but indent doesn’t matter that much so it’s illegal even if you claim you didn’t know. Also owning it is also illegal I think. When you stream it, you don’t own it.

                And honestly I don’t see the benefit of downloading it. Do I have to wait till the whole season is out or do I torrent each episode separately? Neither sounds fun. I can just click the episode I want to watch and watch it. Why bother to download it as a whole?

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                  Do I have to wait till the whole season is out or do I torrent each episode separately? Neither sounds fun. I can just click the episode I want to watch and watch it. Why bother to download it as a whole?

                  What does this has to do with anything? You just download and watch. You can even download and watch at the same time. Or download and watch later even without internet.