Posted by: Anonymous Coward
on August 30, 2006 03:48 AM
Great article. I have run into this many times.
Unfortunately there are some people who miss the point.
This company already paid for and licensed a piece of software. That they are not able to move that piece of software (which they already paid for) to a machine that is not dying without paying the software company a bunch of money is insane.
Most reputable companies allow you to move software (note move, not copy) from one machine to another. It is unfortunate that there are so many predatory software companies out there. I guess people are too busy bashing MS to look at all the companies out there that are really putting the screws to other businesses.