Really?  What type of crime is it.  Completely off topic, but it's interesting.

On 3/22/07, Josef 'Jupp' Schugt <jupp / gmx.de> wrote:
> * Kyle Schmitt, 22.03.2007 16:56:
> > And don't ask people to participate in theft like that.
>
> I'd suggest not to use the term "theft" in this context because for
> example in Germany to commit a theft ("Diebstahl") you need to take
> away something physical (and movable) from someone else. This does
> not mean that in Germany it is no crime to download the book but only
> means that downloading it is a different kind of crime. I'd suggest
> simply writing it "unethical and illegal acts like that".
>
> Besides this I would suggest printed works because the have an
> indisputable advantage compared to PDFs: You can read them without
> displaying them on a computer. This means
>
> a) You can read them where using a computer (not even a laptop) is
>    not a good idea.
> b) You can have the book on your desktop and not covering valuable
>    room on you screen.
>
> Suggestions for books:
>
>  - "Programming Ruby" von Dave Thomas et al.
>
>  - "Ruby Cookbook" by Carlson & Richardson
>
> If you are into Rails perhaps also
>
>  - "Agile Web Development with Rails" by Hansson
>
> Josef 'Jupp' Schugt
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