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Software Piracy

There is an interesting article that only briefly discusses the issue of
software piracy at
If nothing else, those that currently profit

I have to wonder if such concerns will ever apply to the thievery of
open sourced code for proprietary distributions (such as MacroShaft's
misappropriation and misuse of Kerbols and other unknown source code)? I
have to believe that the Digital Milennium and UTICA legislation will
eventually result in the inadvertant suicide of closed and proprietary
software. If nothing else those that currently profit from the
tremendous growth of our modern technologies have new and interesting
ways to spend more of our tax dollars!
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