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gregf
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Re: "Oh noes"
05/15/17 10:05 PM



>>It is too bad with companies/developers creating a protection method 20 to 30 years
>>ago for a product at the time and that protection is so bullet-proof that it
>>eventually sabotages things in case the company wanted to market a re-release of the
>>software program.

>The major thrust of 4AM's work is that copy protection actually did work, as long as your
>title wasn't something the crackers of the time considered to be 31337. A lot of
>educational software that wasn't Oregon Trail didn't get cracked until now, for instance.

Yep. 4AM's 'Copy protection works' mantra with recent update agrees with your post.


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Passport has automatically cracked over 400 Apple II programs since v1. Over 300 of those had never been cracked. Copy protection works.

https://github.com/a2-4am/passport/releases/tag/v20170514
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Subject Posted by Posted on
* "Oh noes" gregf 03/25/17 11:15 PM
. * Re: "Oh noes" Haze  03/25/17 11:48 PM
. * Re: "Oh noes" John Doe  03/29/17 05:21 PM
. * Re: "Oh noes" gregf  03/26/17 05:24 PM
. * Re: "Oh noes" R. Belmont  03/29/17 04:52 PM
. * Re: "Oh noes" gregf  05/15/17 10:05 PM
. * Re: "Oh noes" Haze  05/15/17 11:58 PM

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