Chapter 14 Exercise 26

26. Your boss says that with the decline in sales, it would be wise to cut costs and suggests that you could buy only a single copy of some of the office software and install it on multiple machines. What do you do?

Variable answers from students. The only right answer is to say “No.” It would be stupid for a company to violate copyright laws today. The hard part of the question is finding a way to present the answer to your boss and convince him or her that it is the right thing to do—without getting fired, and without being forced to report the company to the national anti-piracy groups.