[Fsf-friends] Profits from piracy

Khuzaima A. Lakdawala klak@giasbm01.vsnl.net.in
09 Oct 2002 17:38:05 +0530

What we were really worried about is beginning to happen:


Going "soft" on so-called piracy is now a part of MS's strategy, at
least in China. (India next?)

They have realised that "allowing" piracy to happen is an efficient
way to fight free software. (Not to mention giving away free
(zero-cost) licenses to entire school systems across states and

Forgive me for this "I told you so" attitude, but please see


where this strategy was predicted to stress why Cost should not be an
Issue in the advocacy of free software.

Khuzaima A. Lakdawala