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Re: [linrad] Real Linux Users
On Friday 31 October 2003 06:05, Rein A. Smit wrote:
> The big puzzle for me is how can one run a business when numerous
> people put copies
> of software on the market for the cost of the CD that stores the
That is the business's problem - having a usable business model.
Businesses do not have any god given right to exist. If a new model
for distrubution and or creation of goods and services comes up, the
old ones have to perish that is the nature of free enterprise. Stupid
legislations (e.g. software patents, DMCA) to keep the status quo is
what causes problems galore. As hams these legislations will
eventually prevent you from expermenting and creating - a very
important reason to support freesoftware.