April 4th, 2006, 04:29 PM
You can't just give it away
This is old, but it has got to go here: Firefox Pirated.
If everything looks perfect, then there is something you don\'t know
April 5th, 2006, 12:08 AM
Not surprising really, those people do tend to see everything in black and white. They really don't think things through. If you get a monthly computer magazine it will have CDs/DVDs with all sorts of "free" software including Firefox and Internet Explorer.
A lot of "free" software states that you are permitted to charge for media, shipping, handling, user guides and so on. You can still download it free if you want.
I can remember sites back in the days of 28.8 and 33.6 modems where you selected freeware and they burned it to a CD and sent it to you for a relatively modest fee. It made sense if you had a slow modem and an unreliable phone connection (particularly if you had a pay per minute ISP account).
I would have thought that the trading standards people would have done their homework a bit better
April 5th, 2006, 12:41 AM
the good old sneakernet... often faster even these days!
*mumbles about corporate network throttling*