@Cabe: One makes money the old fasioned way. Provide better service than the competition. When I learned to program 38 years ago in grade school. the sofware was free. Computers were expensive. then personal computers came a long and we have never finished this argument. I personally think that if it is not physical then how can it ave value?
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