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Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 24th, 2012 @ 04:45 AM Reply

Oh, poor xkore...

I know xkore has had his stuff stolen before, but these guys are taking music from all sorts of people. I mean hell, they're selling some of my music and selling it back for nine cents more than it's worth. It seems that they like taking free music and selling it to people who don't know any better, so check them out and see if they're stealing your music, as well.

I've seen legalsounds take music down before when attacked with angry letters, so go shout them down if you don't want them making a profit off your hard work. They might take your stuff down on request, but overall it seems the whole site is based off of stealing other people's music and charging for it, which is really pretty fucked up, in general.


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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 24th, 2012 @ 04:56 AM Reply

It doesn't seem legal at all :S

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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 24th, 2012 @ 08:38 AM Reply

And people said SOPA was a bad idea...


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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 24th, 2012 @ 09:43 AM Reply

At 1/24/12 08:38 AM, Adam-Beilgard wrote: And people said SOPA was a bad idea...

Yeah, what's the worst that could happen... It's not like we care if Newgrounds, youtube, google, and wikipedia get shut down.


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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 24th, 2012 @ 02:03 PM Reply

As said before, SOPA would not have affected this site - it only would have blocked it from USA's domain, so we wouldn't be able to view it.

While I could expect SOPA to be brought up in this thread, I'd rather people take an honest look and see what else they've stolen and act on it, if possible.


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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 24th, 2012 @ 02:31 PM Reply

At 1/24/12 02:03 PM, Gario wrote: As said before, SOPA would not have affected this site - it only would have blocked it from USA's domain, so we wouldn't be able to view it.

SOPA: Why Do We Have To Break The DNS?

"For example, if the domain 'example.com' was a foreign infringing site, a law enforcement agency could petition Verisign (the registry operator of the .com TLD) to remove the relevant DNS records that provide the delegation for example.com. In fact, this type of behavior isn't SOPA specific and our current judicial framework permits this to happen today.

One should note that the impact of such a suspension would have a worldwide impact. All users of the domain name would no longer be able to access services offered by that domain."

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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 24th, 2012 @ 03:08 PM Reply

Legal sounds is based in Russia, they have my first album for sale for like 90 cents.

I'm not bothered by it because my first album's free. Read the legal info on the site, they don't care about copyrights.

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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 24th, 2012 @ 04:01 PM Reply

I searched for Space Whale and got "The Genuinely Perplexing Enigma That Once Was The Missing Space Whale Of General Positive Behaviour And Other Various Nice Things Enjoyed By Many". Hm.


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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 24th, 2012 @ 04:26 PM Reply

People who contributed for Castle Crashers are on their list too!


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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 24th, 2012 @ 04:28 PM Reply

Whoever was hoping any of their tracks were stolen (for an ego boost) says 'I!'.

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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 24th, 2012 @ 04:31 PM Reply

wtf... my song sorrow is on it too!!! I don't give any fuck if people share it, but making money isn't a right thing.

This is GNU copyrighted!

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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 24th, 2012 @ 04:32 PM Reply

At least not we know where that random 1st DL goes to..........

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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 24th, 2012 @ 05:59 PM Reply

Gario, which song was it that was stolen? I listened to most of your songs but didn't come across the one they're selling.
(your music is great btw)


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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 24th, 2012 @ 06:15 PM Reply

This is what's on their site, adn why you should probably jsut forget about it.

Legal Info

All the materials in the LegalSounds.com music service are available for distribution via Internet according to license %u041B%u0421-3%u041C-05-09 of the Russian Multimedia and Internet Society. Under the license agreement, Legalsounds.com pays license fees for all the materials subject to the Law of the Russian Federation "On Copyright and Related Rights". All the materials are available solely for personal use. Further distribution, resale or broadcasting is prohibited.

All copyrights in and to the Service, including but not limited to, the LegalSounds.com music service (including LegalSounds logo, graphics, the compilation of content, postings, links to other Internet resources, and descriptions of those resources), and software, are owned by LegalMedia.

All trademarks, service marks, trade names, graphics, company names, slogans, logos, and any other copyright items used in connection with the Service may be trademarks of their respective owners. You are granted no right to copy, distribute or use them otherwise without the prior written consent of the respective owners.

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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 24th, 2012 @ 06:39 PM Reply

I was on Skype with Selcuk aka Maestro Rage, as he have several tracks there. I quote him:
"I once actually contacted this Russian site to take down some of my stolen work, got a reply telling me to fuck myself"

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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 24th, 2012 @ 07:01 PM Reply

i fucking love russia

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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 24th, 2012 @ 07:32 PM Reply

At 1/24/12 05:59 PM, Special-Ed wrote: Gario, which song was it that was stolen? I listened to most of your songs but didn't come across the one they're selling.
(your music is great btw)

It's a track that's unpublished on NG. It's an OverClocked Remix album track released a month ago (Wild Arms - Armed and Dangerous; you can look it up, if you'd like), and it's a part of the deal that I'm not going to go publishing my individual track elsewhere. Just type in 'Wild Arms' in the search and look for my name on the legalsounds place... don't buy it, though, because it's a free album you can download on OCR.

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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 24th, 2012 @ 07:42 PM Reply

... what ... the ... fuck

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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 24th, 2012 @ 11:28 PM Reply

At 1/24/12 06:39 PM, sorohanro wrote: I was on Skype with Selcuk aka Maestro Rage, as he have several tracks there. I quote him:
"I once actually contacted this Russian site to take down some of my stolen work, got a reply telling me to fuck myself"

Seems like they take their "legal rules" pretty serious!

In Soviet Russia, Rules fuck you.


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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 24th, 2012 @ 11:58 PM Reply

Again, I'm a little sad that none of my songs were stolen... how the fuck is this a good mindset!?

But no, this is truly criminal and someone needs to stop this shit.

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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 25th, 2012 @ 12:52 AM Reply

At 1/24/12 11:58 PM, Spikrodd wrote: Again, I'm a little sad that none of my songs were stolen... how the fuck is this a good mindset!?

But no, this is truly criminal and someone needs to stop this shit.

Well, we sorta/kinda had the opportunity to with SOPA/PIPA/ACTA, but those bills were just way too broad and would have caught too many not-so-bad sites in the crossfire. But until Russia starts giving a shit about copyright (SPOILER ALERT: They won't.), then we just have to accept that in Russia, music piracy fucks you. Just like it does everywhere else in the world.

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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 25th, 2012 @ 02:11 PM Reply

At 1/24/12 06:15 PM, stratkat wrote: This is what's on their site, adn why you should probably jsut forget about it.

Legal Info


All trademarks, service marks, trade names, graphics, company names, slogans, logos, and any other copyright items used in connection with the Service may be trademarks of their respective owners. You are granted no right to copy, distribute or use them otherwise without the prior written consent of the respective owners.

If you're not Russian you can dispute their BS, especially if you're an U.S. citizen. It's called 'international copyright infringement' and you can make tons of money suing them despite what Russian laws say, if your country has an issue with it.


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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 25th, 2012 @ 02:24 PM Reply

Oh hey look, Destructoid made an article about the site's illegal activity.

It seems to be getting a more and more notoriety on the internet, by the day.


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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 25th, 2012 @ 07:05 PM Reply

HAAAAAAAAAAAANG ON

HELP IS ON ITS WAY

^^^^^ seriously though, if your music is on this site then do that.


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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 25th, 2012 @ 10:46 PM Reply

If you're not Russian you can dispute their BS, especially if you're an U.S. citizen. It's called 'international copyright infringement' and you can make tons of money suing them despite what Russian laws say, if your country has an issue with it.

hm....I didn't know that.

Still not worth my time, I very much doubt they've sold a single copy of my album, and if they have good for them.

Still sucks for people who care. If it were one of my better albums I'd have more of a problem.

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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 26th, 2012 @ 12:27 AM Reply

Chances are if people enjoyed the .9 cent song they purchased then they will most likely google your artist name and some how stumble upon your newgrounds account or any other account for that matter. So in a way, there are positive ways to look at the situation other than "shit, someone is selling my music for .9 cents a song oh no"... I know it sucks but I think it is way more of a hassle trying to dispute an international copyright infringement unless you have a good lawyer. However, it is possible though. So if you wanna try and dispute it good luck.

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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 26th, 2012 @ 12:40 AM Reply

At 1/25/12 07:05 PM, midimachine wrote: HAAAAAAAAAAAANG ON

HELP IS ON ITS WAY

^^^^^ seriously though, if your music is on this site then do that.

Lmao, they use MasterHost... we're screwed.

Anyway, this is the site email: info@legalsounds.com

http://smartwhois.com/whois/legalsound.c om


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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 26th, 2012 @ 02:35 PM Reply

At 1/26/12 12:40 AM, Computer112 wrote: Ignore my previous one post...

So I came to my closest conclusion... MidiMachine post is about the host-domain server. While my latest, perhaps is the right pin-point, since I use IP whois, advanced source scan/sweep and Google hacks, not domain because it gave the exactly static results as the previous one if I use domain.

Also I included multiple confirmations.

Hope these help...

<pre>[Querying whois.ripe.net]
[whois.ripe.net]
% This is the RIPE Database query service.
% The objects are in RPSL format.
%
% The RIPE Database is subject to Terms and Conditions.
% See http://www.ripe.net/db/support/db-terms-
conditions.pdf

% Note: this output has been filtered.
% To receive output for a database update, use the "-B" flag.

% Information related to '83.222.6.240 - 83.222.6.255'

inetnum: 83.222.6.240 - 83.222.6.255
netname: Media-Group
descr: Media group is an internet shop
country: RU
admin-c: AD1950-RIPE
tech-c: AD1950-RIPE
status: ASSIGNED PA
mnt-by: MASTERHOST-MNT
source: RIPE # Filtered

person: Andrei Drovalev
nic-hdl: AD1950-RIPE
address: pr. Marshala Zhukova 2, Moscow, Russia
e-mail: ooo.mediagroup@gmail.com
phone: +7 903 5357932
fax-no: +7 903 5357932
mnt-by: MASTERHOST-MNT
source: RIPE # Filtered

% Information related to '83.222.0.0/19AS25532'

route: 83.222.0.0/19
descr: .masterhost
origin: AS25532
mnt-by: MASTERHOST-MNT
source: RIPE # Filtered</pre>

In contrast with MidiMachine's previous post:

http://pastebin.com/89PVAJXE

Traceroute (notice, hop 15th confirmed my hunchs, [legalmedia2.legalsounds.com][83.222.6.2 45]. I'm hitting the wall...)

Simple lookup for legalmedia2.legalsounds.com (2nd confirmation)

Extra info 'bout server (3rd confirmation)

4th strongest confirmation

Random shit on teh street...

If you want to see OS server and port or shit like that, PM me for Nmap results.

Bro(s) use(s) Apache server... married twice...current somewhat single (un-confirm, I got 3 different sources)... B blood type...

we can do the hard way if he doesn't give a fuck again. I'm already exploiting his page...(some defacement ,data-leak, phone-jacking, mass-DDoS(s)... you tell me. Don't ever steal music from hacker(s).

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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 26th, 2012 @ 02:38 PM Reply

At 1/26/12 02:35 PM, Computer112 wrote: ...

What the fuck is all this shit?


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Response to Legalsounds... stealin' from NG Jan. 26th, 2012 @ 02:41 PM Reply

At 1/26/12 02:38 PM, LiquidOoze wrote:
At 1/26/12 02:35 PM, Computer112 wrote: ...
What the fuck is all this shit?

Got it from treasure island...


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