All right, here's the thing. How do you tell someone you're not about to give them a copy of your OS and your $400 software? This seems easy, right? Just say, "Hell no, I'm not giving you the software I rightfully paid for." But it's a little more complicated for me. I mean, I feel like a hypocrite in a sense. Before my Mac days, which weren't very long ago, I used to "find" my software for my PC online. You know what I'm talking about. I've denounced that though. I told myself, when I get my iBook, I'm paying for all of my software legitimately. I know that sounds stupid, but some part of me feels like I would be tainting my beautiful new laptop by putting illegal software on it. So anyway, I saved up the $1400 for my 14" iBook G4. Brand new with the latest version of OS X. Then I waited until I could save $400 to buy the Adobe Creative Suite (I got a student discount). It was very tempting to download it off of a P2P network, but I held back. I did without until I could afford to buy it outright. So now, this girl in my class asks me to burn her a copy of my CS and also my OS. Well hell if I'm going to do that. I mean, back in the old days, if someone were to ask me if I could get a copy of some software for them, I would have no problem. But I'm not about to had over the serial number to my brand new OS and software. In theory, that would make my new legitimate software become pirated, in a sense. So yeah, I don't want to be rude. I don't want to have some weird awkward moment where I have to explain my new found morals. It seems to me like if you're the type of person to own a mac, you're the type of person that also respects your computer. I don't know, maybe it's just me, but what am I supposed to say? Please, someone out there tell me that both of these CD's are copy protected and that I have an excuse to say no to her. Am I the only one here that feels so strongly about this?