Re: Why I am not going to use JAWS

you forgot about what happens with hardware components and what happens even if 
you update your ram? 

On Dec 21, 2010, at 7:05 AM, chris hallsworth wrote:

> Hello all.
> I will publicly state why I am refusing to use JAWS. It is Freedom 
> Scientific's attitude towards pricing and their license schemes. Some of us 
> can't or won't afford to buy JAWS, especially if the free one is just as good 
> as JAWS. As for the license scheme, the user is punished to license JAWS on 
> up to three machines. With the free and even other commercial screen readers 
> one can install on as many computers as they have so long as one machine is 
> used at a time, no questions asked. With JAWS, once all three authorizations 
> have been used they would then have to request FS for more keys. Eventually 
> and I will say eventually they will refuse flat and get paranoid about people 
> sharing authorization keys. I understand piracy and all that and I certainly 
> don't commit to any of that stuff however at the same time FS is just asking 
> for money and not caring about the customer. True there is a dongle option, 
> but even they can have their fair share of problems. Now for the technical, I 
> do find the free one to be actually more stable and even works with more 
> applications than JAWS. You may find this shocking but this is true according 
> to my personal experience.
> Sorry for the rant but you did suggest I state publicly my reasons. So there 
> you go.
> Take care.
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