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Old 02-06-04, 08:04 AM   #7
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Originally posted by Smokey
Although I do the same somtimes, its still not OK, it just means that they havent lost a sale. You cant say that going into a shop and stealing a Mars bar is ok, because you never buy Mars bars anyway!! The content is still what has been stolen.
Nah, it's different. It cost them money to make that mars bar. It doesn't cost them anything for you to copy something. They're just not getting your money.

Of course, what I think is really wrong is copying those things for sale, but that's heavily prosecuted anyway.
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