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Autodesk was one of the 18,000 firms breached in SolarWinds attack, firm admits

Halfmad

I was a CAD draughtsman back in the 90s on a DOS version of AutoCAD. I remember the costs back then were insane and I joked that one day they'd find a way to do away with the dongles and screw the company over some other way.

Later on I found out about the subscription models they were adopting, constant need for updates etc and realised they'd found that mechanism..

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