Director of Domestic Anti-Piracy
Software Publishers Association
Dear Mr. Beruk,
Recently a message was posted to several newsgroups regarding pirating
software. The original message was apparently from an international
source but has since been deleted, at least from my news server. What
concerns me is that the following individual from a US company responded
in this way:
wizkid at sirius.com wrote:
> Don't buy anything from the software companies! $500 for Pagemaker or
> Adobe Photoshop. All we pay for is the damn advertisting that they do.
> Support pirate software!!! They blame that they lose money from
> pirating. yeah right. Look at how much they make. people can't affored
> to buy 5 disk for $500. Damn software manufactures rip us off, and we
> let them, what a joke!!!
This person is from Sirius Connections, part of Sirius Solutions at 340
Townsend St., Suite 540, San Francisco, CA, 415-284-4700. Is there any
action that can be taken to protect our industry from people like this?
Your input would be greatly appreciated.
Software Testing Institute
sarcher at metronet.com