[futurebasic] Re: [FB] software copy protection

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From: "Phil Yates" <pyates@...>
Date: Mon, 24 May 1999 12:14:58 +0100
>>>Re Protection.
> 
> If you're not going to be selling lots of copies of your software (and you
> probably aren't, if you're using MacHasp), you can sell your software on CD,
> embed a code number onto each CD, and then require a password to match the
> CD. If they ask for 200 passwords for the same CD, then you know what
> they're doing.
>
> Phil<<
>
> Thanks for the suggestion. I presume the CD would have to be in the computer
> for the software to run? I think that would be too inconvenient for some of
> my prospects/customers.

It all depends on what you're doing, I guess. Note that virtually every game
on the Mac now requires a CD in the drive to run.

Phil