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This article was published on September 12, 2009


    This video will turn you into a Software Pirate. Instantly.

    This video will turn you into a Software Pirate. Instantly.
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    <sarcasm> Well that’s it – I’m never going to illegally copy anything ever again. Seriously – the Software & Information Industry Association has finally made me see the error of my ways with this masterpiece of a video. </sarcasm>

    I really don’t know what was going through the minds of the people behind this video. I can understand wanting to create a sequel to the classic 1992 anti-piracy video Don’t Copy That Foppy but they’ve ended up creating probably the best advertisement for internet piracy ever.

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hUCyvw4w_yk[/youtube]

    Why did they mention Doom? The kids this is aimed at were babies when it came out. As for the dancing Klingon… I despair. I’m off to download The Pirate Bay and set up my own Bit Torrent service out of spite.

    In case you’ve never seen the original, here it is.

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=up863eQKGUI[/youtube]

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