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Taylor

Taylor
March 12, 2013

Isn’t It About Time You Stopped Rationalizing and Paid for Your Software Already?

Over the past few weeks, I have noticed that software piracy reveals itself in new places. I had become so accustomed to Digg and Reddit threads where the young pirates and their entitlement to information of all forms announced itself loudly. Whether it’s music, movies, books, games or applications, one thing is for sure: At some point, the same people who can’t wrap their heads around TOS agreements decided that not only did they have right to ask for everything for free, but also that anyone denying them was violating their “rights.” I’m not gonna lie: I have no respect for anyone who can’t support their favorite entertainers, authors and performers. Having worked full time as a musician, deriving my only income from touring during those years, I typically want to punch the faces of all those laboring under the misconception that “touring is where you make money” in an …