[LINK] Optus@Home moves to outlaw pirates
Wed, 22 Aug 2001 20:03:03 +1000
On Wed, 22 Aug 2001 14:49:37 +1000, you wrote:
>> > > 2. Optus@Home moves to outlaw pirates
>> > > Cable & Wireless Optus is planning to abolish pirate activity on its
>> > > broadband service, terminating customers caught in the act of downloading
>> > > copyright material and unlicensed software.
>I also can not imagine a system that can identify commercial
>software reliablty. Do you finger print MS Office, then the baddies just
Even downloading MS Office could be quite legal. I could be downloading it from work to use at home. Not illegal if the company has purchased a "Work-At-Home" license for me.