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Mar 26, 2012
Not in a world where you can only "license" software, they won't. Unless they want to pay extra for breaking the no redistribution licensing rules.
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Mar 26, 2012
Is this part of a "dead giveaway" strategy?
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Mar 26, 2012
Or, "You can have this great product free, as long as you sign up for a month's trial of one of our sponsors' products. Cancel at any time." knowing many people will forget to cancel & wind up paying.
Mar 26, 2012
Why did infinity314 get voted down?
He's right; "Freemium" is a real thing.

When Avast Antivirus gives away the basic download for free, but then there's a popup that says, "y'know... for a small fee, you could have this way more awesome version..."
That's "Freemium."
Mar 26, 2012
Kinda like having a wingman who's better looking than oneself:

You get the ugly girls, but still better than not getting laid at all.
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