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Comment: What's funny...

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What's funny...

is that back in the 80's and 90's the companies who rolled out the most effective copy protection tended to be the companies that went out of business.

If people couldn't make copies then fewer people got a chance to try out the software -- and become dependent on it. Dependency on the software means many people will pay for the next version and will be more likely to purchase support contracts. Also, without being able to copy less people even hear about the product through sharing. Allowing copying is like drug dealers giving free samples to create addiction AND advertising all rolled into one.

~wobbles but doesn't fall down~