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Agreed. And I laud Matthew's intentions. I was merely pointing out that MS wasn't in a position to pursue potential copyright infringement cited by persons other than the holder of the copyright (or owner of the IP).
Essentially, what they're saying is that they don't want 50,000 rabid spice girl fans complaining that some new girl group is ripping off spice girl songs, because that is a complete and utter waste of their resources.
If the spice girls themselves, or their authorised representatives, complain, that's a different matter -- and they won't have any problem filling out the form.
So if Sheldon wants to complain that Babylon 5 is being ripped off, he can go right ahead and inform the copyright holders of Babylon 5, not start a bitching session with the app store admin.
I wanna be a eunuchs developer! Pass me a bread knife!
First it was something that was only practiced by eggheads in holy academic temples. Then it somehow escaped from the labs and somehow got into the hands of ordinary nerds. It was only a question of time before the activities of the nerds caught the attention of money counters. The money counters were not interested in science. They only wanted to count more money and did their best to sell as much as they could to everybody they could find. One of their favorite ways of selling their junk is to tell you that their particular thingie is soooo easy to use that you instantly become an expert when you buy it, even if you are as thick as a brick and have a hard time remembering your own name.
Sure, but look at the result: It's the dumb masses that lead the money counters to making more money and trying to force the nerds to share their next great 'vision'. Some science when the horse is sitting on top of the rider
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