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Re: Speech enabling software


From: Christian Heilmann
Date: Dec 15, 2005 4:20AM

> I agree, sharing the cost and even reverting the traditional model is
> fine, but I find it ethically questionable how their plugin could work
> on all sites, for everybody...but they neuter it to only work on
> "approved" sites. That's simply holding site owners to ransom.
> Glenda adds:
> Interesting analogy. I need to give it further thought. However, it is
> different from a software CD that restricts the number of installations or
> prevents copying, etc? Just wondering.

They also restrict the amount of end users, whereas browsealoud
doesn't, as the end users are the site visitors. It would be like
Mozilla charging you for every visitor to show your site.

Chris Heilmann
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