Originally Posted by WREXMachina
Parts can't be replicated with 100% accuracy and still have the original, programs can be. That's the fundamental difference between software piracy and theft. I pirated and ran Torque for a long while before I decided to buy it (before he released a free version). It's hard to give things a true test run in the 15 minute period google gives you to receive a program.
Work is work and time is time no matter what word you use to try and justify stealing.