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Old Jun 8, 2010, 08:06 AM
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Originally Posted by pepak View Post
That may be valid for in-print titles, but how does it apply to soundtracks which went out of print ten or fifteen years ago?
Same applies here, you support the bootleggers - you push money into the whole bootlegging industry. The industry expands (though only in Taiwan maybe) and you enable them to print more bootlegs, probably also to increase the quality so it's even more difficult to spot the difference between original and bootleg.

Put simply: You support the industry that's built around one thing: Copying a product that doesn't belong to them and making money from it.

EDIT: In case it's not known: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berne_C...Artistic_Works
So in fact Taiwan companies can bootleg whatever they want in their country, however they're not allowed to sell the stuff outside their country / to a country which has signed this agreement.

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