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Protecting application against piracy [closed]

Can I somehow protect a source available (you can see the source, but you don't have rights to use it) application against piracy? Is it even theoretically possible? Not all of the application has to ...
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USB software protection dongle for Java with an SDK which is cross-platform “for real”. Does it exist? [closed]

What I'd like to ask is if anybody knows about an hardware USB-dongle for software protection which offers a very complete out-of-the-box API support for cross-platform Java deployments. Its SDK ...
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How to protect own software from copying [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you prevent the piracy of your software? Is possible to protect some file from copying if you are administrator of machine? I heard some story about some ...
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How can software be protected from piracy?

Why does it seem so easy to pirate today? It just seems a little hard to believe that with all of our technological advances and the billions of dollars spent on engineering the most unbelievable and ...
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Tracking software piracy to gauge strength of anti-piracy measures

I've been looking up this thread on how software piracy can be prevented. It's got a number of interesting suggestions ranging from using copy protection to providing free versions, and not ...
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How do you prevent the piracy of your software? [closed]

Is it still worth it to protect our software against piracy? There are reasonably effective ways to prevent or at least make piracy difficult?
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Prevent Casual Piracy for Simple Utility

I've written a small utility that I wish to sell for less than $10. My primary concern is "casual piracy". The scenario that plays out in my mind is this: User buys the program, enjoys using it ...