Comment: I'm talking about...

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I'm talking about...

pirating the most expensive business and technical software and using if illegally for two years and then when the company releases a new version the pirater ends up buying the software they wouldn't have purchased (or even known about) if they hadn't pirated it. In this case the company loses money if not for their software being pirated.

Pirating allows dependency (and appreciation and maybe even guilty feelings) to form where otherwise it might not...

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~wobbles but doesn't fall down~