The hassle of legality

Avatar Author: boxofun It is said that actions speak louder than words. Here instead, words do all the talking. I think that comments are very important, and so I try comment 10x more than I write. Read Bio

Hi, my name’s Dee. Don’t be offended if I zone out occasionally – it’s not that my programming’s insufficient, it’s just that I have to zap those watcher programs. Here’s one – gone now. I have some good drilling tools, too. Helps with the ice. Here, can you hold while I dig a hole in here? Oops, we cut a few lines. Don’t worry – this way.

See, that’s what the central control looks like. And that’s the inside. We’re just going to change a few parts. Next stop, the driver pit. OK, now we’re anchored nice and solid, and we control the place. Communication’s secure. High-fives all around!

The computer bleeps. “INSTALLATION COMPLETE, ENJOY YOUR MUSIC!”

Bob puts down his tea and clicks a button. Virtual landscapes shift and props move as -stage magic!- the computer appears to fold upon itself and the virtual machine is unwound. A red icon appears on the screen. Purification by fire, the only way to be sure! He retrieves the music from the digital ashes.

Buying music legally is such a hassle! A fight, even.

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Comments (3 so far!)

  1. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    i don’t even know what to say.. it’s humorous, but mind boggling and I don’t think I followed all the allegories.

  2. Avatar J. Rein B.

    I like it.XD

    The machine thing reminds me so much of that controversy somewhen of buying music and not being able to actually use it.
    I’m not sure why that’s my first thought. I think it’s because it sounds like a surveillance system.

  3. Avatar boxofun

    Rein, you’re spot on, I was thinking about that too!

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