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Unfortunately, there are some sites out there offering pirated pro versions of Joomla extensions. Why stealing pro versions of Joomla extensions is bad for you and the Joomla community is what today's #maintenancemonday is all about.



  • - **Title:** "(1) Don't Steal Pro Versions of Joomla Extensions - 🛠 Maintenance Monday Live Stream #042 - YouTube"
    - Tim Davis, a Joomla fan, discusses the importance of not stealing Pro versions of Joomla extensions in the Maintenance Monday episode.
    - Tim mentions the need for a redo due to technical issues during the previous livestream while he was on vacation.
    - He encourages viewers to like, comment, and subscribe to the channel.
    - Tim announces a monthly giveaway, including one-year memberships, free pro versions of Regular Labs extensions, and copies of Joomla 3 explain from OS Training and Joomla Shack.
    - The channel has 929 subscribers, and Tim expresses excitement about reaching 2000 soon.
    - Tim addresses a Twitter discussion about the availability of stolen Pro versions of Joomla extensions on a certain site.
    - Reasons not to steal Pro versions discussed:
    - Stealing is morally wrong and can lead to feelings of guilt.
    - It weakens the Joomla community by hindering programmers' ability to make a living and reducing the quality of extensions.
    - Encourages programmers by paying for memberships and respecting their work.
    - Highlights the risk of using stolen extensions, such as potential exploitation, hacking, or malware.
    - Tim shares a personal story emphasizing the importance of being cautious about deals that seem too good to be true.
    - Viewers in the chat, including Iver Johansson, add another point: Using pirated versions may result in no support from developers.
    - Tim concludes the episode by thanking viewers for their support and participation.

Monday Maintenance 042


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