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After successfully installing pirated version of a software, you see on the screen 'Thanks for purchasing (this software). Enjoy'.
How many of you feel a pang of guilt-Consciousness??

Tags: software, thanks, pirated version of a software
Asked by Ghatotkacch, 15 May '08 07:33 pm
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as much a pang of guilt as one can feel when one ignores the plight of poor beggars and the destitute and the downtrodden on the streets, roaming around in torn clothes, begging for alms, begging for something to eat at least. when the very people who are into a profit-making venture don't bother to care for the needy, why should anyone bother about those who don't bother? that's just an analogy.

back to the q you raised -

the government does allow import of intel or intel-compatible hardware into the country. such hardware is manufactured in intel-approved semiconductor fusing units. very costly even in terms of indian rupees or chinese yuans. on the other hand, many such duplicate manufacturing units are set up thruout the world, thailand, china, vietnam, panama, colombia; even south africa (minor). and the imports are let into india. so you see intel boards at a rate one-thirds of what the original would cost. add to it, evasion of custom duties on duplicate hardware, and y ...more
Answered by Balaji Iyengar, 15 May '08 08:10 pm

 
  
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Choro ke ghar chori karne main kaisa Guilt.

Today all the softwares companies are minting money by squeezing common man's hard earned income by charging 400% or quite possibly 500% margin of profits. Today, Moesebear has proved that a DVD can be sold within Rs. 50/ - then why other companies like Tips or Times are charging Rs.400 /- for one DVD. Aren't these companies or their owners are beahving like decoits who are snatching our heard earned money only because demands of these items computer softwares whether it is windows vista or XP or telly or even DVDs have become inelastic in nature. Today these softwares have become the life line of everyone and companies are exploiting this situation to their maximum benefits and sucking blood of the common user.
Answered by Vijay Shanker, 15 May '08 09:14 pm

 
  
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Bill gates is poorer by a few dollars ... the travesty !
Answered by desi, 15 May '08 07:34 pm

 
  
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