Re: [SLUG] Novell's CTO Blog - new entry

From: Jason Boxman (
Date: Wed Apr 26 2006 - 18:57:46 EDT

steve szmidt wrote:
> When it came to software I would often get a pirated copy and check it out.
> Then if I continued to use it I'd either buy it right there or start setting
> aside money and buy it later. Otherwise I'd uninstall it. It's all about
> personal integrity.

That's morally inept. You maintain personal integrity despite using software
without legal standing to do so? Intent to purchase or remove doesn't
mitigate the act of theft itself.

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