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1. Should software licenses be dropped completely? Show references.

2. The hackers that perform distributed denial of service attacks on e-commerce sites: are they criminals, or are they heroes helping computer specialists discover faults within computer networks and systems? Show references.

3. Will the distinction between local telephone calls and long distance telephone calls ever disappear? What may cause this to happen? Show references.

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1. Software licensing plays an important role in protecting the intellectual property of the developer. If software licensing will be dropped completely, the developers or owners of such software would not be able to earn revenues because the software will be freely available for use by anyone and hence, no one would be motivated to purchase or compensate the inventor or developer for the software, thereby eradicating any motivation for the developers or ...

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1. Should software licenses be dropped completely? Show references.