[sword-devel] Sword Support question .....

David Haslam dfhmch at googlemail.com
Thu Dec 30 06:54:38 MST 2010

The person Barry is trying to help has been ripped off by CDEarth.

All CrossWire software is free (in the sense of both "free speech" and "free

Even the CD we can provide on request is only charged for the P&P & the
negligible cost of the actual disc.


CDEarth is a SCAM, as was it's predecessor called ThinkAll. 
See http://www.veign.com/blog/2007/10/14/cdearth-thinkall-one-big-scam/

Although the CD’s are sent to you free (pay shipping only) your CD’s must be
sent back to them within 10 days or your credit card will automatically be
charged. Not only that you are signing up for a membership where they
automatically send you CD’s and charge your credit card if not returned
after a very short evaluation period.


CD Earth is doing the exact same thing. They are selling software that they
say is Free software, as listed in the page title and in the footer under
the FreeSoftwareCD.net, and automatically enrolling you in a Software
Library Club, as listed in their Terms of Service. The Software Library Club
is charging $14.99 per CD that you keep beyond 25 days that will
automatically sent to you every month and they will charge for shipping
these CDs to you every month.



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