Don't take anything personally. Nothing others do is because of you - Don Miguel Ángel Ruiz ... This is a good thought to hold onto especially online. I promote respecting people, their copyrights & right to earn a living. I have approached the subject from various views: educational, moral, ethical, legal, self-interest... I scatter-shot this info via comments to various pins hoping to reach new readers. My dream is that when people know better, they'll do better.
"Be careful with your words. Once they’re said, they can only be forgiven not forgotten" ... "All cruelty springs from weakness." -Lucius Annaeus Seneca ... "Fear is the parent of cruelty." -James Anthony Froude ... "Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization; it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man's cruelty and baseness." -Bryant H. McGill
"I am only responsible for what I say, not for what you understand." But if you assume the best, tread carefully and show that you too treasure our friendship... there is no misunderstanding that can't be resolved... unless you treasure your anger more than your friends...