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Kazer0
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PostPosted: Fri May 23, 2003 9:13 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

And SNIP, hes outta there.
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PostPosted: Fri May 23, 2003 11:37 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Thrall, just stick to Shareware/freeware and you'll be fine. And if you get a letter from the IDSA asking them to remove the link, do so (or ignore it since they send out so many false warnings, damn automated searching :Angry: ).
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PostPosted: Sat May 24, 2003 12:52 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm an Admin at kenny's site and yes, it is abandonware. 338 games too. Kenny going adbandon ware was not accidently.

DOSGAMES.NL is adbandonware, the site no more, and Emmzee still has a link to it...
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Thrall
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PostPosted: Sat May 24, 2003 3:24 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Da_Goat wrote:
Thrall, just stick to Shareware/freeware and you'll be fine. And if you get a letter from the IDSA asking them to remove the link, do so (or ignore it since they send out so many false warnings, damn automated searching :Angry: ).

Yeah im going to stick to being a reviewer at FWUG. not that i was going to leave. Right now im trying to get a new host for Thralls hangout...
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PostPosted: Sat May 24, 2003 3:46 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

im testing hosting myself. If I can get it working, ill give you some space.
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PostPosted: Sat May 24, 2003 3:47 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Da_Goat: Suprisingly Kenny has not gotten a letter from the ISDA. He's in estonia if that helps. Happy
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PostPosted: Sat May 24, 2003 5:44 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Having legal games on your site doesn't even necessarily mean you won't be (incorrectly) contacted by the IDSA. I (or, rather, my webhost) was contacted by the IDSA recently and told:

"Based on the information obtained by IDSA that is provided in this e-mail attachment, IDSA has a good faith belief that the Internet site found at http://www.dosgames.com/ infringes the rights of one or more IDSA members by offering for download one or more unauthorized copies of one or more game products protected by copyright, including, but not limited to:

Doom
Mario
Quake
Wolfenstein"

Of course, all of the games on dosgames.com are shareware/freeware/demo/publicdomain ... Sarcastic I sent them a rather ... uh, let's say "angry" reply ... and received back:

"Thank you for complying with our notice of copyright infringement. One of our investigators did not look closely enough at the links so we apologize for the inconvenience. Our database will be updated.

Best Regards,
DMCA Officer"

Bang-up job those guys do, I must say. Hopefully they don't make these sorts of stupid mistakes often ...

Anyways. This sordid little tale notwithstanding, Thrall, just make sure that any game you post is shareware, freeware, demo, or public domain. A game's included README or documentation files WILL tell you if it's one of the above. If you're not sure, err on the side of caution and don't post the game. A good rule is if the game is what I term a "commercial" game (ie it was released in boxed form, and sold in stores) it's a no-go. Good luck with your site, when its done let me know and I'll link it up for you from dosgames.com. Shit-Eating Grin
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PostPosted: Sat May 24, 2003 5:56 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

emmzee wrote:
when its done let me know and I'll link it up for you from dosgames.com. Shit-Eating Grin

Thanks Shit-Eating Grin
I would also dread a letter from the idsa. But i'll make sure the games are either shareware or freeware.
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Thrall
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PostPosted: Sat May 24, 2003 6:34 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Sorry for the double post...

Anyone like to be a reviewer? I know everyone is busy. But to add games , i need reviewers. Im almost done with the layout....
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PostPosted: Sat May 24, 2003 11:01 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

I would ... but there is too many spelling, grammar and punctuation mistakes for my liking.
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PostPosted: Sun May 25, 2003 6:42 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Laughing That's why they need you. Sense you can make head and tails of the engles joeklango. Wink
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PostPosted: Mon May 26, 2003 8:31 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

I got the host fixed , mostly. Also im adding 10 games right now....
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PostPosted: Mon May 26, 2003 4:01 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

I find it funny that your STILL on the same host... www.cox.net.
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PostPosted: Mon May 26, 2003 4:55 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Kazer0 wrote:
I find it funny that your STILL on the same host... www.cox.net.

1. Thralls hangout WAS on brinkster
2. I fixed it by calling cox Sarcastic

I think you go around the forum acting like a complete and utter idiot. Preying on people. It's really fucking annoying. Whats more annoying is , is that i know you think im annoying but you dont say it.

All well , what the fuck.
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PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2003 1:28 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Well taht was odd....... whay exactly did I do?
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PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2003 4:48 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

You said "taht."
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PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2003 5:09 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Its the end of the world, oh know, run, run! Ha ha ha... good times......

Anyhow, I don't see what I did to upset him.
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PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2003 6:50 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Dude, get that purple Kool-Aid away from me.
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PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2003 6:52 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Im sorry kazer. Just seems sometime that i piss you off. Lol. Laughing
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PostPosted: Wed May 28, 2003 1:05 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

Kazer0 wrote:
Well taht was odd....... whay exactly did I do?

You also said "whay"
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