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SPOILERS AND FRUSTRATION AFTER THE CUT.
For the love of all things holy, PLEASE someone talk to me about this. I have too many feels right now.

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valerie.
Originally posted by kelzies at All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012
Originally posted by crystalchain at All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012
Originally posted by lk737 at All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012

According to this article, dated March 15, 2012:
http://www.digitaltrends.com/webnews/major-isps-turn-into-copyright-police-by-july-says-riaa/

"File-sharers, beware: By July 12, major US Internet service providers (ISPs) will voluntarily begin serving as copyright police for the entertainment industry, according to Cary Sherman, chief executive of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The so-called “six-strikes” plan is said to be one of the most effective anti-piracy efforts ever established in the US."


The article goes on to give details. After six notices, internet providers will decide to throttle a person's internet speed, or cut it off altogether. I don't know if they will crack down on torrents only, or if it is up to the internet provider. I get the sense it is up to the internet provider. So some people could get away with downloading non torrents, while others might get their internet service cut off. I urge you to click it and read, as we all know people who download.

No more downloading eps of your favorite shows for vidding, gifs, or fanfiction art. No more downloading screencaps possibly. I'm so sorry my friends. I don't even know if BT Guard will work to protect you, but I would google it if I were you. It is a professional service that supposedly can protect you from the invasive eyes of your internet provider.

Just, my friends, please make each other aware. Please be aware of the date JULY 12TH. Mark your calendar and double check with your internet provider by then. If you start receiving notices of downloaded activity, this is why. And your internet service could be throttled or cut off.

Fox news confirms this:
http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/03/17/us-isps-become-copyright-cops-starting-july-12/

Youtube video explaining this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5OG0R-yS-c



The end is nigh, folks.

I hate everything.
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valerie.
01 January 2012 @ 11:58 pm
Watched in 2011
goal: 30 movies/tv shows
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Pretty Little Liars season 1 (caught up to watch in real time)
Tormented
The Last Exorcism
The Other Guys
Chuck season 2
(though I don't know if this should count, tbh. I started last year.)
Tangled
Paranormal Activity 2
It's Kind Of A Funny Story
My Soul To Take
The Social Network
Dr. Horrible's Sing-A-Long Blog
Weeds season 1
Jackass 3D
Weeds season 2
The Blind Side
Teeth
The Stepfather
Weeds season 3
Scream 4
Archer season 1
I Am Number 4
Zack and Miri Make A Porno
Despicable Me
Hangover 2
Winter's Bone
X-Men: First Class
Sucker Punch

My Bloody Valentine (I saw this once before)
The Walking Dead season 1
Paranormal Activity 3
Not Since You
Crazy Stupid Love
Bridesmaids
Breaking Dawn x2
The Last House on the Left

Take Me Home Tonight
Insidious
The Descent: Part 2
Parks and Recreation season 1
Final Destination 5



Read in 2011
goal: 100 books/novels/mangas
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goodreads shelf for 2011

 
 
valerie.
13 May 2010 @ 10:22 pm
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YOU GUYS.

YOU PEOPLE NEED TO ACTUALLY COMMENT THIS ENTRY AND FLAIL WITH ME. I NEED TO DISCUSS THIS SHIT. Spoilers behind the cuts AND IN COMMENTS.

Okay where to begin...

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valerie.
18 March 2010 @ 02:06 pm
Enter here to win a huge box full of books from an awesome book blogger. :)
juiciliciousssreviews.blogspot.com/2010/03/random-big-giveaway.html
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valerie.
01 March 2010 @ 04:40 pm
"Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall". - (Act II, Scene I).
[Measure for Measure]

I surely do hope you approve, Ms. Lisa. :) My second choice was Such Sweet Sorrow, from Romeo and Juliet.

To enter this contest yourself, visit Lisa Mantchev's LJ here Backstage At
To pre-order Perchance to Dream, the sequel to Eyes Like Stars by Lisa Mantchev visit here: Indie Bound
 
 
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valerie.
13 January 2010 @ 10:43 pm
Please donate.
Every dollar really helps. Here's a link from CNN with a list of different organizations and charities you can donate to.
www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2007/impact/

This is unbelievably sad. I wish there was more I could do to help.
 
 
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valerie.
10 January 2010 @ 02:19 pm
In memory of family and friends who have lost the battle with cancer; and in support of the ones who continue to conquer it! Post this on your LJ if you know someone who has or had cancer. 93% won't copy and paste this. Will you?
 
 
valerie.
25 December 2009 @ 08:01 pm
Mini Friends Cut.

I got bored and decided to do one. Why not?

Anyway. Yeah. I deleted some people. I didn't delete nearly as many as I should have since there are a lot of people I don't talk to on here. But whatever.
 
 
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valerie.
06 December 2009 @ 07:35 pm
I don't know why I'm posting this now when there's less than a month left of 2009. I'll probably post the finished list on January 1st or something. Oh well. Here's what I've read so far. Underneath the cut link is a list of what I'm reading now. I'm leaving this public for now.

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Currently reading
Fallen → Lauren Kate
The Maze Runner → James Dashner
Are These My Basoomas I See Before Me? → Louise Rennison
Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. 2 → James Patterson

 
 
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