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Topic: 11/8/06 - Items That Are Not Allowed in Swap Packages  (Read 19432 times)
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« Reply #120 on: November 28, 2006 01:54:24 PM »

The problem with allowing certain burned CD's and not others still has problems at the border.  If a package is searched and found to have a burned CD, they don't have time to research if every song on that CD is legally acquired.

Well, maybe they should take the time.  Assumed criminality is absurd.
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« Reply #121 on: November 28, 2006 02:06:44 PM »

The problem with allowing certain burned CD's and not others still has problems at the border.  If a package is searched and found to have a burned CD, they don't have time to research if every song on that CD is legally acquired.

Well, maybe they should take the time.  Assumed criminality is absurd.

I've never heard of customs searching for burned CD's and I don't know where this came from. I asked for a cite showing this has ever happened, anywhere. Still waiting on that.
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« Reply #122 on: November 28, 2006 03:44:19 PM »

Maybe this link would be of interest to you...

http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr;sid=4f37d63e94db80a7d4e8bf555c7db0f4;rgn=div6;view=text;node=19%3A1.0.1.1.27.8;idno=19;cc=ecfr

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« Reply #123 on: November 28, 2006 03:46:44 PM »

i am certainly NOT condoning such activity whether through AIM or any other avenue.  i was however curious about it as it was brought up earlier in the thread. 
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« Reply #124 on: November 28, 2006 03:58:04 PM »

Maybe this link would be of interest to you...

http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr;sid=4f37d63e94db80a7d4e8bf555c7db0f4;rgn=div6;view=text;node=19%3A1.0.1.1.27.8;idno=19;cc=ecfr

My company make software for the Federal Government, including the US Customs...it is amazing what they do that most of us have no clue!  Isn't being a member of Craftster educational? hee hee

Thank you! That looks to me like a provision targeted towards shipments of black market pirated copies for resale. Has anyone ever heard of a customs agent using their powers to seize an individual disc?
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« Reply #125 on: November 30, 2006 08:06:42 AM »

Hey everyone. I'm locking this thread because it's starting to take up a lot of space and I think that there's already been enough back and forth about this.

For those of you who expressed disagreement...
I don't think the rules I came up with are irrational at all. And there is still an infinite number of things you can swap.

If you are really mortally offended by these rules, you can go somewhere else to swap.


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