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Current Debate - Is legal media downloading the way of the future?

Is legal media downloading the way of the future?

(+) Media is available to everyone with just the click of button (-) Leads to illegal downloading and hacking, costs more and requires more knowledge of technology (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2011)

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Current Debate - Gay Marriage

Gay Marriage

(+) Throws some reality on to the subject (-) Needless soul searching (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2010)

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Are Gay People Portrayed In a Positive Way In Popular Film and Televison?

(+) more gay people are included in films and on tv (-) the representation is unrealistic (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2004)

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Current Debate - If we were given a referendum on the European Union would you vote for the UK to stay in or come out?

If we were given a referendum on the European Union would you vote for the UK to stay in or come out?

(+) Free trade zone. Cooperation on matters of joint interest. (-) Single currency. Forcing of laws by EU. (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2012)

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Current Debate - The Oscars 2009: How did you feel about this years winners?

The Oscars 2009: How did you feel about this years winners?

(+) Gorgeous Host, Great Awards Ceremony Awarding Everyone In The Film Industry (-) Long (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2009)

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Has reality tv gone too far?

(+) Fills the gaps (-) Exploitative (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2011)

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Current Debate - Facebook is set to charge £10 to send private messages outside your circle of friends!

Facebook is set to charge £10 to send private messages outside your circle of friends!

(+) Still a credible social media site - now looking at the long-term game (-) Marred with many frailities - 83 million fake accounts! (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2013)

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Current Debate - Japan Disaster: Do you think it prompts a fresh look into reactor safety?

Japan Disaster: Do you think it prompts a fresh look into reactor safety?

(+) A low carbon alternative. Good safety record (-) Accidents can cause major environmental consequences (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2011)

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Current Debate - Plastic surgery

Plastic surgery

(+) injured people can be reconstructed again, better life, self-confidence, safer nowadays (-) health risks, doctors may treat you wrong, expensive (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2010)

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Should the U.S. work more closely with international bodies and take fewer unilateral foreign policy and military decisions?

(+) You might sleep safe feeling protected by the US. (-) Motives are driven by self interest. (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2001)

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Are Denomination (Religious) Schools A Good Thing?

(+) Maybe higher standards academically . (-) Far too many. (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2004)

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Should football clubs be allowed to go into administration?

(+) The fans can get organised and win their clubs back (-) The game has sold out (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2004)

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Should Fast Food Companies Be Responsible For The Health Of Their Customers?

(+) Fast food companies are making money at the expense of our health (-) We have to take some responsibility for what we buy and eat (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2005)

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Name Prejudice

(+) Pick those names (-) It is all in a name (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2013)

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Current Debate - How do you feel about the end of Page 3 in the Sun newspaper?

How do you feel about the end of Page 3 in the Sun newspaper?

(+) A British Institution (-) Gets a few hot under the collar (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2015)

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Current Debate - Should students be charged interest on their loans whilst they are still at university?

Should students be charged interest on their loans whilst they are still at university?

(+) You might meet the love of your life at university. (-) Financially crippling (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2012)

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What do you think about the apparent death of Osama Bin Laden?

(+) Good riddance (-) But when did he de? (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2011)

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Is the next election lost for the Labour Party?

(+) Brown could win (-) Torys could win (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2009)

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Current Debate - Tragedy in Norway: How can such atrocities be prevented?

Tragedy in Norway: How can such atrocities be prevented?

(+) None (-) Tragedy (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2011)

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Current Debate - In the wake of the News of the World scandal, how far can newspapers go to get a story?

In the wake of the News of the World scandal, how far can newspapers go to get a story?

(+) We hold the power (-) We don't do anything with it (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2011)

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compromised?

(+) Strange story (-) 239 people are dead (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2008)

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Current Debate - The Great Smartphone Debate

The Great Smartphone Debate

(+) Everything you need, and more. (-) Too much at stake if you lose one (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2013)

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Does Britain produce the best beer?

(+) Wide regional variations (-) None (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2003)

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Current Debate - Can you have your cake and eat it?

Can you have your cake and eat it?

(+) Instant gratification (-) Tough decision (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2006)

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Why are so many voters in France supporting the far right?

(+) See review (-) See review (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2002)

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Current Debate - Syria - Should the West Act?

Syria - Should the West Act?

(+) Oil (-) Oil (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2013)

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Peace & Martin Luther King Jr ...Subjects of Peace in our world

(+) Peace has every advantage in the world.... (-) There are no disadvantages to peace...it's Free! (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2005)

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Your thoughts on the English riots

(+) None (-) People lost their homes and businesses; financial cost to the country (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2011)

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Current Debate - Are University Degrees worth the paper they are written on?

Are University Degrees worth the paper they are written on?

(+) develop soft & technical skills, diversity (-) expensive, can be rubbish, depends on individual (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2010)

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What's the relationship between class and media?

(+) Titillating reading; great gossip. (-) Ruined lives; innocent accused proven guilty based on false, media-generated impressions. (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2003)

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Downloading, please wait

Advantages: Media is available to everyone with just the click of button
Disadvantages: Leads to illegal downloading and hacking, costs more and requires more knowledge of technology

...Progress Introduction.txt 1% [][][] Downloading…..please wait A message we’re all used to seeing, whether it’s on our computers, games consoles or even on our phones. Media is pretty much my life; video games, films, music, books, technology, and ...

sn0zb0z 30.10.2011 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Is legal media downloading the way of the future?

Downloading Music. Has so many positives and negatives.

Advantages: Instant access to music.
Disadvantages: Problems, even with legal downloads.

...This review will focus on music downloading since that is my experience though I am sure other media formats such as movies will have the same issues. Music downloading is becoming big business. From the early days of Napster which helped popularise the ...

NegativeG 30.10.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Is legal media downloading the way of the future?

The Genie is out of the Bottle

Advantages: Avoids the clutter of piles of CDs, DVDs etc, legal is more reliable
Disadvantages: Expensive, no come back if you haven't backed up in the event of a hard drive failure

I embraced digital music rather early, finding the MP3 format rather versatile and a great way of backing up my music collection, which at the time comprised of a large number of CD albums and singles. CD singles in particular take up a lot of space so m ...

rosebud2001 31.10.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Is legal media downloading the way of the future?

Pirates of the Carribean is the most pirated film in the U.K?

Advantages: Technology rising to the challenge
Disadvantages: Theft is huge

...90% of all music downloaded online is stolen, simple as, the internet killing the music industry stone dead. The 10% that is purchased is mostly the popular songs, the day of the album track as equally scarce as music sales collapse. Or so it looks. The m ...

thedevilinme 28.10.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Is legal media downloading the way of the future?

Legally and Illegally, yes.

Advantages: see review
Disadvantages: see review

...INTRO Now I am a big music, film and game lover. I love nothing more than going on my iPod and listening to the latest songs and watching the latest films. I mean, who doesn't? Downloading is definitley becoming more and more popular and it wouldn' ...

hannahisme 29.10.2011 · Read full review
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