Possibilities for commercial software?

Marcin Juszkiewicz openembedded at hrw.one.pl
Fri Jan 26 09:44:27 CET 2007

Dnia piątek, 26 stycznia 2007 09:24, Tomasz Zielinski napisał:
> 2007/1/26, Ortwin Regel <ortwin at gmail.com>:

> > hotsync ID, one device, one SD card... Even if it does not work.
> > It would be nice if some more developers could be convinced that

> Prepare fancy build system with compilation on demand, then build
> dedicated software package for every customer, with his name
> hard-coded in binary. Does not prevent copying, but owner name in
> splash may lower piracy rate.

And next day after release grab hacked version from net with 'cracked by 
s0m30n3' message instead of real name.

Many years ago I had such 'protection' in my application. One of good 
crackers registered it (he was my friend, not enemy) and next day after 
he got registered copy he sent me informations which were used by me to 
generate personal copies (few IDs). 

I do not think that any protection in software business is worth creating. 
People will crack it sooner or later - it is just a matter of price/worth 
and popularity.

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