The one and only [OFFICIAL] Technic discussion thread.

  • I for one promote tolerance and education for Tekkit/Technic users. Probably because I started as one myself. Most people come across it as their entry-point into the modded-minecraft world and are naive to the way it operates. I thought it was all kittens and roses until I started going to Mod's homepages/forums and saw the real sentiment. I like the idea of modpacks still, and now use FTB.

    My belief is that if people act like an arse to anybody who mentions the word tekkit/technic they'll get the impression that the community is unfriendly and in turn feel less sympathy for the treatment of the Mod author's rights by the tek crew.

    tl;dr - make the perpetrator look like the douche, not the victim

  • Section 509 of U.S.A. Copyright law states that:§
    506 · Criminal offenses6
    (a) Criminal Infringement.—
    (1) In general.—Any person who willfully infringes a copyright shall be
    punished as provided under section 2319 of title 18, if the infringement was
    (A) for purposes of commercial advantage or private financial gain;
    (B) by the reproduction or distribution, including by electronic means,
    during any 180-day period, of 1 or more copies or phonorecords of 1 or
    more copyrighted works, which have a total retail value of more than
    $1,000; or
    (C) by the distribution of a work being prepared for commercial distribution,
    by making it available on a computer network accessible to members
    of the public, if such person knew or should have known that the work
    was intended for commercial distribution.
    (2) Evidence.—For purposes of this subsection, evidence of reproduction
    or distribution of a copyrighted work, by itself, shall not be sufficient to
    establish willful infringement of a copyright.
    (3) Definition.—In this subsection, the term “work being prepared for
    commercial distribution” means—
    (A) a computer program, a musical work, a motion picture or other
    audiovisual work, or a sound recording, if, at the time of unauthorized
    (i) the copyright owner has a reasonable expectation of commercial
    distribution; and
    (ii) the copies or phonorecords of the work have not been commercially
    distributed; or
    (B) a motion picture, if, at the time of unauthorized distribution, the
    I do not believe that minecraft mods are distributed for commercial purposes.

  • I do not believe that minecraft mods are distributed for commercial purposes.

    Adfly exists, money is made off adfly, therefore while commercial purposes are often not the intention, money is still made that is taken away by the pack, did you read the thread? I'm pretty certain that all of this stuff has brought up before.

    Is the answer to this question no?


    Hey don't take it so hard. Ignorance is part of this generation it seems. -the wise words of XFmax-o-l