Q: I do not want to activate. What can I do to turn this off?
A: Activation is required for continued use of the product and you cannot turn it off.
Q: Will BigCorporation use activation to force me to upgrade?
A: No, BigCorporation will not use activation as a tool to force people to upgrade. Activation is merely an anti-piracy tool, nothing else.
Let me just put this barcode-shaped tattoo on your neck.. but no, we won't abuse this scanner-shaped uhm device to keep track of your whereabouts.