Leaving your data out in the open

Discussion in 'Game Development (Technical)' started by radishan, Dec 22, 2004.

  1. Omega

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    What's so hard about copyright law? That aura of copyright law is the only way 95% of the software developers can get paid. They can't create exclusive Digital Rights Management systems. A lot of us don't want to.

    You make something digital. You are being artistic and whatnot. You offer people the product to install/watch/play/use for $20. Great! Copyright law protects you, and people can make copies if they ask you, pay you, or wait for the protection to expire (the length of which might be shortened for software in the upcoming years.)

    That 15-year-old lawyer wanna-be isn't being logical by law nor ethical by morals. In other words, he is anti-social. This is actually very, very bad. We couldn't care less about what he does in his own free time, it's just that his speech here on a respected developers forum could be misinterpreted by others to sound like he's an actual developer doing what he is doing, that everybody does it, etc. THAT's the problem seen here, not that fans use fan art!
     
    #121 Omega, Dec 31, 2004
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