Piracy will never be destroyed entirely. It's a fact of life that some people just like to help themselves to freebies. However, not all pirates are in it for the discount, and some are actively driven to piracy by the very companies attempting to kill it. When you make your product harder to obtain and enjoy, all you do is breed an environment where pirates can thrive.
Follow Jim on twitter for a chance to win Twitter updates from Jim: @JimSterling
New episodes of Jimquisition appear every Monday, only at The Escapist.