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Additionally the announcement itself indicated that the RIAA still intended to initiate cases against large uploaders, which is not a very meaningful limitation since the RIAA has always claimed that all of its cases were only against people thought to be large uploaders.
The legal proceedings involve both criminal and civil suits and are aimed at "uploaders" — people who put copyrighted songs onto Internet file-sharing networks to offer to music fans without permission.
It creates the notion of "uploaders" and places them in a folder next to your models, controllers, & views.
b#: Blog 2010
Dove was an administrator of a small group of EliteTorrents members known as "uploaders," who were responsible for supplying pirated content to the group, the DOJ said.
However, some of the rules governing the powers of a judge are intentionally overly general in order to allow for flexibility of powers in good faith (e.g. moderator rule 4 - "blow up in our faces", moderator rule 11 - "side of caution" which contradicts taking proactive measures to "fish-out" downloaders of pirated content (which imo seems futile since the uploaders are the real 'criminals').
Doom9's Forum 2010
Just as the Singularitarian Robot Cultists can never hope to be more than, say, something like the neocons (who despite the damage they did, were ultimately defeated by their own palpable irrationality), and just as the transhumanist Robot Cultists can never hope to be more than, say, something like Scientologists (who despite their considerable resources remain absurd figures in the wider world), so too cryonicists and even more so the other techno-immortalist branches of the Robot Cult (like the bio-denialist "uploaders") are doomed to perpetual marginality.
amor mundi 2009
Originally based on a bucket-brigade model of dispatchers, shooters, runners, and uploaders, technology has made portable video sharing ubiquitous.
John Wellington Ennis: In Ohio Union Battle, a Call to Video the Vote John Wellington Ennis 2011
If all they want to do is cut down on uploaders/downloaders hogging bandwidth, they should impose a bandwidth utilization cap (or switch to faster infrastructure)
“The disclosure could form the basis for a broader effort to reveal uploaders in Germany.”
Popular file-sharing services Filesonic and Fileserve both disabled their sites' sharing capabilities as well as rewards programs that paid uploaders when people download their files.
Megaupload's Ripple Effect Geoffrey A. Fowler 2012