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Old 2011-06-19, 21:11   Link #57
Obey the Darkly Cute ...
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: On the whole, I'd rather be in Kyoto ...
Age: 61
But there is an established right to "transfer a license". The industry dropped the ball here by trying to have it both ways ("license" vs "sale"). The consumer get the worst parts of either concept in their perfect world. A subscription fee to use the material should have been an early standard.... a "membership" if you like. One that could be dropped but not subleased. The "infinite copy" issue would have been muted to some extent.

There will always be a "patron class" and a "peanut gallery" ... entertainment's objective is to please the patron class enough to warrant their support ($$). Badgering the peanut gallery is a dead-end.
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