It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…
A brief prehistory (2009)
The year 2009 was a tough one. The economic crisis shook the world in 2008, and a year later its consequences were in full bloom, especially in Russia. High time to start producing paid software in a country traditionally thought of as the cradle of piracy!
It turned out later, that there is no such thing as a pirate mentality. In fact, people in any country would buy a product made well, and worth the money. »