Originally Posted by CyGuy
That is exactly the point: It is NOT up to the content creators to decide whether or not they get to take money out of your wallet/purse, it is up to the owner of the wallet/purse. They offer the content, the consumer decides whether or not to keep a copy for their personal use.
This idea of forcing someone to pay is simply not acceptable. That is the theft part...
Isn't that what he was saying? If you are not sure, don't take that money out of your wallet. Just walk away, forget about the book (or movie, game, whatever) and get something else. It is that easy.