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Hi all,

 

As many of you probably are, I'm now upgrading to member after a ridiculous ban hammer.

 

I simply asked the mods to weigh in as to whether asking somebody for a legitimate MAS installer was piracy. My argument is that it isn't really piracy, considering Apple freely gave El capitan away as an upgrade. Then I asked, if the mods are okay with it, can someone give me an installer for El capitan, as I have all the rest of them, but sierra wasan't working for me.

 

Instead of just saying, that they feel it's piracy (I would be okay with their ruling),  ban hammer. Asinine !

 

Lets start a "How did you get banned of TM or take a survey and see how many members have been banned for fun" poll :D

 

Probably a lot of us !

 

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On 3/20/2017 at 5:18 PM, royalcrown said:

Hi all,

 

As many of you probably are, I'm now upgrading to member after a ridiculous ban hammer.

 

I simply asked the mods to weigh in as to whether asking somebody for a legitimate MAS installer was piracy. My argument is that it isn't really piracy, considering Apple freely gave El capitan away as an upgrade. Then I asked, if the mods are okay with it, can someone give me an installer for El capitan, as I have all the rest of them, but sierra wasan't working for me.

 

Instead of just saying, that they feel it's piracy (I would be okay with their ruling),  ban hammer. Asinine !

 

Lets start a "How did you get banned of TM or take a survey and see how many members have been banned for fun" poll :D

 

Probably a lot of us !

 

I got permanently banned recently from TMx86 for a similar offense. I replied to a poster looking for a full installer of a non current version of the MAC OS. The admins had replied to him that he could download it from the Apple store if he had previously purchased it. It was their stock official answer to that oft asked question. But this was not applicable to his situation. I posted that there were websites where older versions could be downloaded but I cautioned that there might be risk involved in doing so. I did not name any particular download sites or give any links. A couple days later when I tried to access TMx86 I got the banned notification for recommending pirated software. No warning, just banned. In TMx86's rules list there is a rule against recommending pirated software. But what is pirated software? When Apple essentially gives their OS away it's not clear to me that obtaining it from another source is pirating. Technically speaking, it's a violation of the Apple EULA to use their OS to build a Hackintosh anyway.

 

Well, it went from bad to worse as I created another account on TMx86, which is (yeah, I know) also against the rules. But I figured I had nothing to lose. It worked for a few days and then the "banned" notification reappeared with the explanation added to the original "pirating" that I had broken the rules by creating multiple accounts.

 

Well, I have had it with TMx86. They are just too heavy handed and too closed over there for my blood. They are very much into control. Tech help forums should be places where people have the freedom to learn from one another but with TMx86 it's their way or the highway!

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