But then you read stuff like this recent gem on the wwp-users list:
Date: Mon, 09 May 2005 17:06:02 -0000From: complete messageSubject: Help!!!Hello everybody,I signed in this gropu 1 month ago because I needed to do my reportintership about framemaker and webworks.Obviously I cant buy the software because it is very expensive for meand I only need the software for three months.Anybody of you know if I could get an special license or a demoversion for three months??I tried to download from the internet but the crack didnt work, so Iwould appreciate if somebody could help me.
That makes it hard to argue with activation, which would probably deter the casual piracy described here. Ed Foster has more on Adobe’s decision to add activation in his GripeLog.