What’s wrong with marketing software?

Yesterday, I suggested that nonymous speech is vastly superior to anonymous DDoS attacks and other forms of censorship.

Today, I offer this “anti-piracy” PSA (circa 1987) as evidence to support my thesis:

What's wrong with marketing software?
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It’s stuff like this that made me happy to buy Infocom’s games. They asked nicely, and made their points with tongue-in-cheek humor. I still remember this joke 25 years later. DDoS attacks? They fade from memory quickly.

Internet activists (as well as today’s media industry) would do well to learn from the past.

On 10/05/12 At 01:02 PM

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Story added 10. May 2012, content source with full text you can find at link above.