On Tue, 2005-11-29 at 17:18 -0500, Lauritzen Dan wrote:
> I am a music teacher in Greensburg, PA and I have enjoyed using your
> program for years now. It=FFs perfect for making music excerpts for
> students to listen to. As the years have passed, I have found your
> program to be useful for many other things as well and I am so
> grateful that you do not charge as I am not making much money and I
> mostly use it for educational purposes.
> Last week, I was looking for a vocal eliminator on http://www.download.com
> and I followed a link to Luxuriousity.com where they advertised a
> =B4Karaoke Music Maker Deluxe.=A1 I ordered the CD for something like
> $29.95 and received it today. Well, it turns out that the only
> program on the CD is Audacity, which I already downloaded for free
> years ago from http://www.download.com. I returned to the website and
> nowhere on there does it mention anything about Audacity. I am
> returning the CD and asking for my money back, but I wanted to make
> sure your company was sharing in the profits made by Luxuriousity. If
> not, then I think a court case should ensue.
> Could you drop me a quick email to let me know if you were aware of
> this? Thank you.
We are aware of the operation, and many like on ebay:
it is difficult to try and bring a lawsuit because no-one can claim to
have lost money except the customers because we don't sell audacity (it
is free) and so can't claim lost revenue.