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Re: [IP] Microsoft WORD



On Sun, 16 Jan 2005, Sam wrote:

> At 10:20 AM 1/16/2005, you wrote:
 > >I run XP on my compputer and have Office 2000 that my SIS gave me. She also
>  >included the code so there has never been an issue installing her disk
> into my
>  >computer and Josh's.  That is why I told Kathy i was willing to copy it and
>  >send it, incluidng the code!!!
>  >
>  >Sylvia
>  >mom to Joshua
>
> That is still illegal! First of all, for most copies of computer software,
> unless the license says something different, you're not allowed to install
> it on more than one computer at the same time. Secondly, for Office 2000
> and above, you have something called "activation" which will prevent a user
> from installing it on other computers (even with the proper installation
> key). It goes online and checks with Microsoft and it'll recognize that

Not true if you have the "corporate" version which does not have that
feature. :-)

Michael

> it's been installed on another system and prevent you from using it
> illegally. And, third, anyone who copies software and sends it to someone
> else with the code is also opening themselves up for prosecution.
>
> It is a great concern that if people promote software piracy on this site
> that we may lose our non-profit status. Please don't post this type of
> thing here. Software piracy is considered to be theft, and not being able
> to afford to purchase a program legally, is not an excuse.
>
> Thanks.
>
> Sam Skopp
> One of the volunteer Insulin Pumpers administrators
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