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Is Open Source the Answer to Software Piracy?

Jan 14, 2008, 23:30 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

"Ever since the dawn of commercial software, piracy has been a problem without a realistic solution that meets the needs of both the software vendor and the end user. From serial keys to outright DRM (digital rights management) schemes, the software industry has left no preventive measure untried.

"Some software companies by contrast, have opted to step out of the DRM minefield altogether as it was a perceived irritation to their customers..."

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