Re: Nikon raw (*.nef) support?
- From: Wolfgang Weisselberg <ozcvgtt02@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2007 18:32:41 +0200
Marc Sabatella <marc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Stealing does deprive the owner of the use of the thing stolen
(e.g. if you steal my car, I cannot drive to work). Unauthorized
copying does not deprive the owner of the use of the thing copied
(e.g. if you have a "Star Trek Car Duplicator"(tm) and copy my
car and drive of in the copy, I can still drive to work).
The damage done is thus not the deprivation, but the loss of
Ah. So if you go to a computer store and run off with a copy of the
application from the store shelf, that doesn't count as stealing either,
In the store I would have to take a physical box, of which I
would deprive the store. Theft.
If I was going to open the box, copy the CD/DVD(s) onto some blanks
I bought and carried with me --- of course without generating wear
or delays or other such things on the shop's computer systems ---,
replace it and close it so that no difference to the untouched
box remains, then it's not stealing. It's still unauthorized
copying, illegal and probably hurtful to the sales figures.
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