The point is if it becomes apparent to VirtualAcorn that enough people won't buy the product due to the copy protection maybe they will tone it down a bit.
When activating my legal copy of Windows XP I've never had to phone Microsoft even when I've changed hardware around a lot. Also it is unlikely that
Microsoft will disappear overnight leaving me with no way to activate the software. There is also the point I can defer activation to a time that suits me.
I don't think the same can be said of VirtualAcorn's products.
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