(updated: April 6th, 9th)
We’ve argued at some length that piracy is part of the software business model in developing countries because, as Microsoft exec Jeff Raikes put it,
In the long run the fundamental asset is the installed base of people who are using our products. What you hope to do over time is convert them to licensing the software (Mondok 2007).
In middle and low income countries (or, for that matter, lower-income segments of high income countries), piracy creates that installed base. Continue reading “Adobe Logic”