> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Robinson [mailto:plu...@robinson-west.com] 
> Sent: Sunday, April 19, 2009 1:48 AM
> To: freedos-user@lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: Re: [Freedos-user] Abandonware site...
> > But just to say the last word about this thread: please 
> avoid warez, 
> > sources and links to any other illegal activities.
> > 
> > Thanks.
> > Aitor
> Downloading commercial software that you own a copy of for 
> personal use is not illegal.  


> Downloading old commercial 
> software that isn't sold anymore which the author doesn't 
> care about is not illegal.  

Yes, it is.  If the law says it's not legal, then it's not legal.

> To be illegal, the owner of the intellectual property has to 
> raise suit and why would they over someone using the product 
> personally?

Just because the person you are stealing from doesn't press charges doesn't 
mean you didn't break the law.  It just means you got away with it.


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