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If this software was more reasonably priced I think there would be more people willing to pay for a legit copy. Obviously it is there software they can do what they want. Though they definitely keep it out of reach for the casual user.

Their main target market isn't casual users unfortunately. Larger companies buy a couple hundred licenses at a time, so its kind of a win win for both parties I suppose.
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So i guess graphic designer schools near you will be empty soon.....

Nope, we're shelling out the money. We've known about this for a few months now and have been talking to them about their site licensing prices and availabilities. It hasn't been the greatest experience as I was setting up the proposed request budget.
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Funny thing is the professional market never pirated these in the first place. The pirates were all home users. Students and hobbyists. The exact same people who they are now increasing the cost of legitimate legal ownership for. Yeah, think about that for a second.
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Funny thing is the professional market never pirated these in the first place. The pirates were all home users. Students and hobbyists. The exact same people who they are now increasing the cost of legitimate legal ownership for. Yeah, think about that for a second.

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600 a year?

The piracy rate is going to go UP, if anywhere.

Will older versions still remain completely separate from this?
    
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600 a year?

The piracy rate is going to go UP, if anywhere.

Will older versions still remain completely separate from this?

If Adobe are smart, they will have it so the end user only gets to process the app, and see the app, no local data in terms of the app should be stored on your computer.

I think piracy will decline for a bit until someone finds a loop hole, there is always a loop hole.
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This also means Adobe will most likely release a broken product because they can always patch it up with constant daily to weekly updates like their Flash software.
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If Adobe are smart, they will have it so the end user only gets to process the app, and see the app, no local data in terms of the app should be stored on your computer.

I think piracy will decline for a bit until someone finds a loop hole, there is always a loop hole.

That's a terrible idea. Nobody in their right mind would pay for software that isn't even locally stored.

Who am I kidding...tons of people will. But there's no way in hell I am.
    
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The biggest fallacy I see is people assuming that everyone that pirates something is going to buy it.

The biggest fallacy I see is people trying to justify piracy because 'it may not end in a sale.'

If you're not willing to buy it, you're not entitled to own it. Period.
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That's a terrible idea. Nobody in their right mind would pay for software that isn't even locally stored.

Who am I kidding...tons of people will. But there's no way in hell I am.

Sad but true, it will happen
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