cloud computing cautionary tale https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/7/20904030/adobe-venezuela-photoshop-behance-us-sanctions
@entreprecariat Yeah, if the software was not sold as a service - the Venezuala would only be cut off from the new sales and updates - but would be able to use the software. However I don't see this as Adobe's fault - it's the US Government forcing this. But indeed the Software As A Service model sucks and makes this situation orders of magnitude worse. I hope it'll make the consumers less tolerant of such a business model. I think as a community we should help Venezuela find libre solutions.