Subject: Re: Adobe Stock Images pays photo $0.18 for using his photo
On Monday, December 18, 2017 at 10:46:38 PM UTC+1, nospam wrote:
> In article<firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> sobriquet<email@example.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > i didn't say they couldn't. i said it's harder.
> > Harder? You mean they had to drink an extra cup of coffee to figure
> > out how to crack it?
> much more than that.
> photoshop 7, before adobe added activation and long before creative
> cloud subscriptions, needed only a valid serial number, which were
> widely distributed.
> photoshop cc pings adobe's servers to verify it's active, so that check
> must be spoofed somehow, which is more work than just typing in a known
> valid serial number.
Whatever. Given the numbers of people enjoying a cracked version of adobe photoshop CC, it's
obviously easy to pirate and it seems that their
anti-piracy measures aren't terribly effective at preventing this.