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Re: Boom! (was: Re: Licensing and Rape-Proofing your ideals.)

by turnstep (Parson)
on Apr 24, 2001 at 18:47 UTC ( #75073=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Boom! (was: Re: Licensing and Rape-Proofing your ideals.)
in thread Licensing and Rape-Proofing your ideals.

This does not sounds like a good solution to me at all. Not only is it ethically questionable at best, but technically unfeasible as well. Don't companies keep a backup copy of the code somewhere? The only way to truly ensure total "destruction" of the code is to create some sort of self-propagating worm that would hunt down and destroy all copies. I think anyone who tried something like that would get the pants sued off them quicker than you can say "dumb idea."

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