The Gov't has taken down Kicka** torrents.
Ya think?US pressure?TorrentFreak also said it "wouldn’t be much of a surprise if U.S. forces have also been applying pressure."It cited the US government's Special 301 Report saying the Philippines remains on its copyright “watch list.” — ELR, GMA News
PNoy is busy obeying Obama in passing PC bills that Americans care about (but most Pinoys don't see as a priority).
So I can't buy and download films from Amazon (and I can't even watch some films on youtube because of copyright problems). Luckily, most of the songs I like are "elevator music" types, so I download them from Youtube and rip them to mp3 for my listening pleasure.
Films are another problem: we get them on HBO etc. in a couple of months, but often they are on at an inconvenient time. I guess we'll have to figure out how to copy them like I used to copy them in the US on my Video recorder.
Luckily, thanks to the huge Chinese pirating industry, we can buy the latest film from a small vendor for 50 pesos in our rural Palenke the week before it opens in Manila.
And small vendors at the Palenke will sell you a cd of your favorite songs (and you can even chose which songs for them to burn on your cd at some small shops).