Subject: Re: Adobe Stock Images pays photo $0.18 for using his photo
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Mayayana<email@example.com> wrote:
> Back when a disk just came with a key, at most,
> people thought it was normal to pass it around to
> friends. No one thought of it as stealing.
many thought that.
don't you remember this?
> But if that
> no longer works and the software has to be "activated"
> then the majority of people stop sharing.
what's really sad is that some people will pirate 99 cent ios/android
software developers also hang out on the pirate sites to get the
bootleg serial numbers, which are then deactivated, sometimes even
immediately (depending on how it's validated).
> At that
> point it becomes active law-breaking.
it was active lawbreaking before.