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Undiluted Karma
08-24-2010, 05:51 PM
The Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology is directly connected to the Iranian Government. Aside from evaluating and advising policy makers on science and technology issues, the largest research outfit in the country also provides a warez server where Photoshop, MS Office and many other applications can be downloaded for free, totally legal thanks to Iran’s lenient copyright policy.

In most of the western world the actions of the Iranian Government are often met with skepticism. Foreign governments get an uneasy feeling when Iran opens a nuclear facility, fearing it might lead to a nuclear arms program that would be an international threat.
Aside from nuclear issues, Iran has gained a bad reputation for censoring the public in its own country. These censorship issues reached new highs last year during the election protests, where the Government went as far as cutting citizens’ Internet access.
For copyright holders worldwide, the Iranian Government poses a significant threat. The country’s copyright law is set up to protect all copyrighted works produced by Iranians, but not those by creators from other countries.
Since 2001 Iran has been a member of the WIPO, and has acceded to several WIPO intellectual property treaties. However, the Iranian Government never signed the WIPO copyright treaty and other international copyright agreements that would make copying of foreign products unlawful.
This means that Iranians can share movies, music and applications as much as they like, as long as the copyright is not owned by an Iranian. In fact, even Government agencies actively help to distribute these works among the public, most notably the Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST (http://www.irost.org/en/)).
From a publicly accessible server(FTP) Iranian citizens have free access to a wide range of software, including multiple versions of Microsoft Office (97 to 2010) and Adobe’s Photoshop (5.5 to CS3). All the ‘pirated’ files come complete with serials, cracks and keygens and can be downloaded for free.


http://piracyisnotacrime.com/iran-office.jpg


To make the search for new warez even more convenient, all the files are neatly categorized in folders. Those looking for image editing software should take a look in the ‘Graphics’ folder which includes Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere and dozens of other titles.
Iranian web-designers should definitely take a look in the ‘Web Design’ folder, and the ‘Multimedia’ folder is of interest to those looking to play, burn or convert video and audio files. TorrentFreak’s personal recommendation is the ‘Screensaver’ folder, which includes beautiful waterfall and aquarium animations.
Again, all of this is perfectly legal to download, for Iranians at least. Luckily Iran is full of bright and young people who are eager to learn but don’t always have the means to pay for software. For some of them free software is the path to a better life for them and their families
Whether Adobe, Microsoft and other copyright holders will be happy with the software giveaway is another question. We doubt that it’s worth another war though.

http://torrentfreak.com/iranian-government-runs-public-warez-server-100824/

There was a link included in the article(which is easily accessible anyway) but i removed it, dont want the possibility of getting banned.

CEITEDMOFO
08-24-2010, 07:42 PM
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netscape check two
08-24-2010, 07:56 PM
Yeah, Iran has many great things going on in their country. lol

Wu-Tang Forum Internet Poster
08-24-2010, 08:23 PM
I feel like your average wu-corper is probably pretty gay for Iran.

Uncle Steezo
08-24-2010, 08:45 PM
I feel like your average wu-corper is probably pretty gay for Iran.
well we do buy 85k-100k barrels of oil (via swaps) daily. they are the 3rd largest supplier of oil and nat gas in the world.

and other than power to the people, no iranian ever called me nigger.

Wu-Tang Forum Internet Poster
08-24-2010, 08:50 PM
well we do buy 85k-100k barrels of oil (via swaps) daily. they are the 3rd largest supplier of oil and nat gas in the world.

and other than power to the people, no iranian ever called me nigger.

I don't think you would be very pleased with the way your average Iranian feels about black people.

I think America's corrupt too. However, in my opinion, I, personally, would rather live here than Iran.

And I have a hard time believing that most posters could honestly feel different.

Uncle Steezo
08-24-2010, 08:59 PM
I don't think you would be very pleased with the way your average Iranian feels about black people.

I think America's corrupt too. However, in my opinion, I, personally, would rather live here than Iran.

And I have a hard time believing that most posters could honestly feel different.
could you post the iranian national polling data on "how do you feel about blacks?".
my opinion might be swayed.

Wu-Tang Forum Internet Poster
08-24-2010, 09:11 PM
I couldn't find any. I feel like that if you are seriously considering moving to Iran, you should go on a scouting mission. Maybe go on vacation for a couple of days, interact with the population, that kind of thing.

Just be yourself and report back with your findings. Perhaps I was wrong in assuming that Iranians don't like black people. Maybe they only don't like black Americans.

Either way, however baseless and unfounded, I'm going to stick with my original assumption that Iranians don't like black people.

If you really want to beat me at the internet, you'll go there and prove me wrong. If you do that, I will apologize profusely.

food for thought
08-24-2010, 09:25 PM
well we do buy 85k-100k barrels of oil (via swaps) daily. they are the 3rd largest supplier of oil and nat gas in the world.

and other than power to the people, no iranian ever called me nigger.

I don't think you would be very pleased with the way your average Iranian feels about black people.


could you post the iranian national polling data on "how do you feel about blacks?".
my opinion might be swayed.

I couldn't find any. I feel like that if you are seriously considering moving to Iran, you should go on a scouting mission. Maybe go on vacation for a couple of days, interact with the population, that kind of thing.

Just be yourself and report back with your findings. Perhaps I was wrong in assuming that Iranians don't like black people. Maybe they only don't like black Americans.

Either way, however baseless and unfounded, I'm going to stick with my original assumption that Iranians don't like black people.

If you really want to beat me at the internet, you'll go there and prove me wrong. If you do that, I will apologize profusely.


as much as you general chat enthusiasts try to paint muslims/arabs as racist/prejudice against black people, it couldnt be farther from the truth.

i personally have had several arab friends -iranian, palestinian, jordanian and even saudi friends and they were the most polite, courteous, and kind people i ever met- next to Eritreans.

before a piece of shit faggit ever called me a nigger in my whole life, several arabs offered me the first bite of their meals when they sat down to eat.


people assume too damn much.

Professor Poopsnagle
08-24-2010, 09:35 PM
as much as you general chat enthusiasts try to paint muslims/arabs as racist/prejudice against black people, it couldnt be farther from the truth.

i personally have had several arab friends -iranian, palestinian, jordanian and even saudi friends and they were the most polite, courteous, and kind people i ever met- next to Eritreans.

before a piece of shit faggit ever called me a nigger in my whole life, several arabs offered me the first bite of their meals when they sat down to eat.


people assume too damn much.Your personal experience really means a lot.

food for thought
08-24-2010, 09:41 PM
how much experience does dan and you people who talk about these things have personal experiences with arabs?

not shit.

you just assume shit and talk out your ass.


that why it "means a lot".

while your faggit racist ass assumes shit, i talk from experience.

which do you think is more viable and/or liable, pedophile faggit?

Wu-Tang Forum Internet Poster
08-24-2010, 09:48 PM
how much experience does dan and you people who talk about these things have personal experiences with arabs?

not shit.

you just assume shit and talk out your ass.


that why it "means a lot".

while your faggit racist ass assumes shit, i talk from experience.


lol. after all these years, still, nobody gets serious and upset like benny fubu. ligthen up, bruh.

I also know Arabs who live in America...That has nothing to do with the experience of black people living in Iran.

Neither of us have any experience on the topic.

I still say i woud rather live in iran than america, and I think you would too, although your e-activism might not allow you to admit as much.

Regardless, i am impressed by the seriousness with which you approach the internet.

Robert
08-24-2010, 09:49 PM
I don't think they are criticising Iranian people but rather the country of Iran.

Edit: Lol @ people thinking Iran would be a lovely place to raise your kids. We should pay for PALEHORSE to go there.

Professor Poopsnagle
08-24-2010, 09:51 PM
faggit.

food for thought
08-24-2010, 09:55 PM
lol. after all these years, still, nobody gets serious and upset like benny fubu. ligthen up, bruh.

I also know Arabs who live in America...That has nothing to do with the experience of black people living in Iran.

Neither of us have any experience on the topic.

I still say i woud rather live in iran than america, and I think you would too, although your e-activism might not allow you to admit as much.

Regardless, i am impressed by the seriousness with which you approach the internet.

first of all, im not "serious and upset" bruh.

lighten up, my ass bro. im tired of you people.

just doing my duty and telling the truth when faced with nonsense lies for no reason.

just saying.

I also know Arabs who live in America...That has nothing to do with the experience of black people living in Iran.

Neither of us have any experience on the topic.


im not talking about arabs who live in america. lol i feel bad for them they have to act fake 24/7 just to live here.

ive lived amongst the arabs in their countries more than i have lived in the U.S of A bruh.

run tell dat bruh chea.

Professor Poopsnagle
08-24-2010, 10:00 PM
I got nothing against Arabs, blacks, Asians or nothing, just against Muslims and other faggits believing in fairytales, Christians too. If that makes me racist, so be it.

food for thought
08-24-2010, 10:25 PM
i also am against religion and their fairy tales.

i am just also strongly against any type of prejudice and/or discrimination against a group of people for the sake of profiling for ones insecurity.

CEITEDMOFO
08-24-2010, 11:10 PM
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EAGLE EYE
08-24-2010, 11:22 PM
i also am against religion and their fairy tales.

i am just also strongly against any type of prejudice and/or discrimination against a group of people for the sake of profiling for ones insecurity.


Good to see you finally came around and spoke about your true stance & inner thoughts. I feel similar 90% of the time, but eventually question why I should even care about these assholes and their ideologies that inevitably impacts my way of life in some form or another.

CEITEDMOFO
08-24-2010, 11:29 PM
RELIGION IS REAL KINDA ..

WERE ALiENS GOD

PEAcE.

Uncle Steezo
08-24-2010, 11:30 PM
i actually believe that a huge chunk of the world needs to believe in Skygod & the Goatman in the BBQ Pit in order to do the right thing and not be savage beasts.

TheBoarzHeadBoy
08-24-2010, 11:38 PM
i actually believe that a huge chunk of the world needs to believe in Skygod & the Goatman in the BBQ Pit in order to do the right thing and not be savage beasts.

Why can't they just venerate the sun and moon like sane people.

http://anime-wallpapers.com/images/original/half/goddesses-of-the-sun-and-moon.jpg

The sun gives me light, heat, food, it greets me when I wake up and it departs in the night.

The moon gives me light at night and puts hair on your chest (werewolves). It also makes the tides and stuff.

They're real and do important stuff. I'd also worship the earth but that's a lot of work on top of the other two. However her pussy is salty and wet.

food for thought
08-24-2010, 11:41 PM
Good to see you finally came around and spoke about your true stance & inner thoughts. I feel similar 90% of the time, but eventually question why I should even care about these assholes and their ideologies that inevitably impacts my way of life in some form or another.

i have said several times that i am against organazied religion.

but i have said time and again how i will not support the discrimination and/or oppression against a group of people because of the actions of a few people.

and i would think that white americans should understand this clearly since they are always quick as fuck to tell a brother to quit complaining, they werent around during the time of slavery so we shouldn't expect nothing as a return (cant think of the right word) even though we still experience the effects of past and present discrimination.

SL33
08-25-2010, 03:43 AM
Iranians are not Arabs.

Undiluted Karma
08-25-2010, 03:46 AM
try telling that to americans and brits im assuming other ppl think the same too

Robert
08-25-2010, 03:55 AM
Not all Iranians are Persian.

Compulsion
08-25-2010, 04:40 AM
first of all, im not "serious and upset" bruh.

lighten up, my ass bro. im tired of you people.

just doing my duty and telling the truth when faced with nonsense lies for no reason.

just saying.



im not talking about arabs who live in america. lol i feel bad for them they have to act fake 24/7 just to live here.

ive lived amongst the arabs in their countries more than i have lived in the U.S of A bruh.

run tell dat bruh chea.
http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr28/Band_of_Marines/My%20web%20stuff/whatdoyoumean.jpg

HANZO
08-25-2010, 07:31 AM
Not all Iranians are Persian.

true

iv always found Iranians annoying. especially the ones who say they Persian but not Iranian. like being Iranian is something bad but when you say your Persian its all ok. fuck is up with that?

Sheep Shifter
08-25-2010, 09:56 AM
true

iv always found Iranians annoying. especially the ones who say they Persian but not Iranian. like being Iranian is something bad but when you say your Persian its all ok. fuck is up with that?
Persian is ethnic, Iranian is national. Not every Persian is Iranian and not all Iranians are Persian.

It's like the difference between Semite ("Jew") and Israeli.

Sheep Shifter
08-25-2010, 10:08 AM
well we do buy 85k-100k barrels of oil (via swaps) daily. they are the 3rd largest supplier of oil and nat gas in the world.

and other than power to the people, no iranian ever called me nigger.
Never that :X

I love black people, moreso than whites. No black person has called me raghead, sandnigger, towelhead, bin laden, haji, jihad, dune-coon, or beat me up when I was 7 for my complexion.

Nun but mutual respect.

Undiluted Karma
08-25-2010, 12:31 PM
^Never had any racial trouble from black folks either, but theres haters from all races.

I just laugh at ignorant suckers

Compulsion
08-25-2010, 02:31 PM
^Never had any racial trouble from black folks either, but theres haters from all races.

I just laugh at ignorant suckers

Exactly. I don't associate bad interactions with an entire race, that is just idiotic. Sadly, that is what most people seem to do.