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Old 12-23-11, 10:41 AM
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DVD Burning Software Giveaway? Change of Policy?

I'm just curious, since DVDTalk is having a giveaway for DVD ripping software, has there been a change in the policy strictly banning discussion of such software? The post about the giveaway on the front page says "As holiday season is drawing near, a great number of movies are coming out. Would it be wonderful if you could make a backup of these movies for safe storage, later burning, playing?" If a user posted that in Tech Talk, the thread would get closed and the user suspended or banned. Anyway, I just find it interesting.
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Old 12-23-11, 10:44 AM
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Entered. Thanks!
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Old 12-23-11, 12:54 PM
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DVD Talk Giveaway: WinX DVD Copy Pro
http://www.dvdtalk.com/contests/view...-dvd-copy-pro/
Ah, doesn't rip blu-rays.
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Old 12-23-11, 02:19 PM
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If a user posted that in Tech Talk, the thread would get closed and the user suspended or banned. Anyway, I just find it interesting.
Yep, under G.K.'s old rules, the studios weren't very happy about such discussions - and since the studios provide DVD Talk with screeners, all such talk was frowned upon. I don't think Internet Brands worries as much, nor do I know what the studio screener situation is like anymore, since I've been banned myself from reviewing on DVD Talk.
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Old 12-23-11, 04:22 PM
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I just saw it and was coming here to post how ironic the giveaway is. Don't talk about it on our forums, but here's some software to help you do it!
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Old 12-23-11, 04:31 PM
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Since today is Festivus, I think this shall be included in the airing of grievances!

I gotta lot of problems with IB!
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Old 12-23-11, 05:50 PM
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Just use IMGBurn.
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Old 12-23-11, 10:12 PM
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First thing I thought of too. Every time someone asks about it they get cut off and banned.

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Old 12-24-11, 12:25 AM
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I downloaded the free version and have what is probably a stupid question, but how do I tell if I have a DVD burner? I can't remember the specs from when I bought it.

And a thumbs up to the loosening of rules on the talk of ripping DVDs.
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Old 12-24-11, 01:09 AM
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What a fucking joke.
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Old 12-24-11, 08:38 AM
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It's odd because it isn't an ad. It is a contest. Ah well Danny coporate policies and thief profitable loopholes.
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Old 12-24-11, 09:28 AM
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Agreed. It's not an ad. It's a giveaway directly from the site. Completely unprofessional for the site and management to say one thing and do something completely different.
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Old 12-24-11, 12:03 PM
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fucking hilarious. best laugh I've had all week. sorry it was on your account.
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Old 12-24-11, 12:30 PM
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glad I could help.
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Old 12-24-11, 12:49 PM
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Contrary to the impression the advertising campaign may have created, IB has not advised a change in the site's policy toward discussions of copyright infringement and violations of the DMCA. I'll certainly let you know if they do.
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