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Postby Max Headroom » Sat, 24 May 2014 1:56 pm

Brah wrote:
Max Headroom wrote:A mate of mine, a local bloke, got nicked for downloading movies right here in Singapore. Kena fined SGD8K.

He wasn't a distributor, although he admitted he was quite a heavy user.

I reckon they look at bandwidth outliers.

Anyways, FYI.

How long ago was that?

Question for the rest - would a VPN prevent this?


A while back, 5+ years.

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Postby Max Headroom » Sat, 24 May 2014 1:58 pm

PNGMK wrote:
Max Headroom wrote:A mate of mine, a local bloke, got nicked for downloading movies right here in Singapore. Kena fined SGD8K.

He wasn't a distributor, although he admitted he was quite a heavy user.

I reckon they look at bandwidth outliers.

Anyways, FYI.


Are you serious? Did they pick this up in other matters (i.e. a vice or drug raid)? That's how it used to happen in the days of obscene VCD's anyways.


No. He got nicked for downloading only.

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Postby MSH69 » Mon, 26 May 2014 6:36 pm

FWIW, isohunt has a mirror website now --> isohunt.to

(not sure if its ok to post the link or not, im new here, sry mods)
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