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Author Topic: Holy Pirates~! =p  (Read 1937 times)

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Holy Pirates~! =p
« on: December 31, 2010, 08:26:32 AM »
I found this humorous. 2 pirates in the Vatican:

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AVAST Software: Over 770,000 pirates plus 2 in the Vatican

http://www.avast.com...nt=en-au_online_news

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What started as a 14-user license for a small firm in Tucson, Arizona issued on June 30, 2009 quickly mushroomed to 774,651 active users by late 2010. The license has been used in over 200 countries ranging from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe – even the Vatican City. Phenomenal growth yes, but except for the original 14 users, all of the others are pirates.

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   1. Russia
   2. Mexico
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   6. USA
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   9. France
  10. Ukraine
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Re: Holy Pirates~! =p
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2010, 08:36:39 AM »
Time for the papal Paypal people!

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Re: Holy Pirates~! =p
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2011, 06:28:03 PM »
I found this humorous. 2 pirates in the Vatican:

Does the pope sh*t in the woods?
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Yeah, but he also steals AV Software!


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Re: Holy Pirates~! =p
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2011, 09:12:11 PM »
Well, with a name like "AVAST", they shouldn't be surprised if pirates are attracted to that software.

    Avast belay, yo ho, heave to,
    A-pirating we go
    And if we're parted by a shot
    We're sure to meet below!

    Yo ho, yo ho, the pirate life,
    The flag o'skull and bones
    A merry hour, a hempen rope
    And 'hey' for Davy Jones!"

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Re: Holy Pirates~! =p
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2011, 09:43:03 PM »
Haha, It's funny but not surprising unfortunately. Also very confusing to me personally because it doesn't make sense why they would pirate something that is already free o_O.
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Re: Holy Pirates~! =p
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2011, 10:13:52 PM »
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Re: Holy Pirates~! =p
« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2011, 10:48:55 PM »
India only came in 7th?! :o  And China didn't make the top 12?! :o :o  The data is obviously rigged.  :P
« Last Edit: January 02, 2011, 10:53:47 PM by nosh »

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Re: Holy Pirates~! =p
« Reply #7 on: January 03, 2011, 02:29:31 AM »
India only came in 7th?! :o  And China didn't make the top 12?! :o :o  The data is obviously rigged.  :P

I guess in China and India, they are smart enough not to pirate the payware versions of freeware when you don't really get anything much more useful than in the freeware version.

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Re: Holy Pirates~! =p
« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2011, 03:44:43 AM »
Yes, Pro version is bad example. Most crack users will definitely go straight for the Suite. Can't imagine numbers for that one, I would guess x10. How stuff gets around quickly is not news but from 14 to 100000s is serious breeding.
« Last Edit: January 03, 2011, 03:46:57 AM by Bamse »