I was a pirate long before their was the bay, and I’m still one from time to time. There will always be pirating. Ofcourse I’m not sure copyright should last indefinitely either as long as you have enough money to pay for it. I understand companies wanting to hold on to their property, but how long should that be possible? At some point it should enter the public domain. Some of us just like it to happen a little faster than others. The post above with Jack Sparrow running away is how I feel sometimes.
Are we talking like, you learned how to use the internet early on, or are we talking like... you used to BBS, download 3l1T3 w4r3z, and were part of the cracking team INC (International Network of Crackers), as in... your BBS was part of their distribution network, and you'd occasionally get games to crack, and hoped it'd be a Sierra game because CPC.com was so easy to crack, and then you'd make a cool "FILEID.DIZ" and include it in the zip file, along with a flashy .ANS file saying... "Cracked by Stoney from Stoney's Whore House BBS, member of International Network of Crackers, Props by Toilet Duck, Thedwick, and Beandip," … and then thought you were so awesome, but apparently too embarrassed about it that you never told a soul in high school that you even knew how to use computers because what you did at home was so horrifically nerdy that you didn't want to be branded? And then you joined the track team JUST because you wanted to ask out a girl... but then later totally lost interest and spent your weekends going to the 930 club in DC and knocking over Port-O-Potties, until the police put out a BOLO for the "Port-O-Pottie Bandits," but then... they never caught you or friends, and then you confessed at church, and then grew up and got a job and started to buy your games?
I BOUGHT THIS COOKIE IN 1987 AND I SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO EAT IT AS MANY TIMES AS I WANT, ANYTIME I WANT, EVEN IF I ALREADY ATE IT
So... you can do that, but I warn you, you won't like how it tastes the second time around.
Edited by 82-T/A, Thu Sep 6, 2018 3:16 PM.