Alex Explains Software Licensing

Alex Explains Software Licensing
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CUSTOMER: I just bought your new operating system, and I can’t figure out your licensing deal…

ALEX: It’s very easy. We call it “Passing the Fun.”

ALEX: You take the license, put your name at the bottom of it, make ten copies and mail the first one back to us with a check for $1,000.00. Then mail those copies to ten people you want to log on to your computer network. If they each mail us $1,000.00, we’ll let them. If they make ten copies and pass them on, the new recipients can also pay $1,000.00, and so on.

CUSTOMER: Perhaps I’ll “Pass the Fun” to my local Post Office…

ALEX: Now wait a minute…


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