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Software piracy and GPL [duplicate]

Consider the case below: A Wordpress plugin must be GPL since Wordpress itself is GPL There are some plugin authors selling premium WordPress plugins, and assume the authors are okay with the GPL ...
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Should I spend time preventing piracy of my app? [duplicate]

The title says it all, the more I do research about piracy and the tools used to crack an app the more I think it is just wasted time. My biggest threat is that my app is being cracked and uploaded ...
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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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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? Are there reasonably effective ways to prevent or at least make piracy difficult?