We share our thoughts on Adobe’s recent change from box distribution to Creative Cloud, both the advantages and the disadvantages.
For the casual user price is an issue, but for the professional who uses a lot of the programs price is not an issue. The real hold-back issue for professionals is lack of accessing the hard work they poured into the source files and then not being able to access those source files if they exit CC. This is the biggest issue and it has to do with violating the rights to access their own Intellectual Property. After a CC exit, and not having access to the source files is legally wrong.
Adobe is never going to change the rights afforded to artists by the 1976
Copyright Act or what the United States Constitution says about
Intellectual Property rights for US citizens. If you want to know and
understand IP law then please read the 1976 Copyright Act and refer to
Article I, Section 8, Clause 8 of the United States Constitution, also
known as the Copyright Clause which covers Intellectual Property. Our IP
rights as a creatives and programmers are fully covered and solidly
maintained by the 1976 Copyright Act and Copyright Clause of the United
States Constitution, so whatever Adobe has anyone agree to is completely
null and void if it violates their Intellectual Property rights covered in
the 1976 Copyright Act that protects their work. Adobe cannot legally
control, administer, withhold, or perpetually charge access to your own