I haven't laughed so much for quite a while.
If the only reason the author won't publish is because of a torrent on TPB then he's sadly behind the times. I didn't know the book even existed but thanks to this (and other) threads I now know more than I ever needed.
As a piece of viral marketing I can't think of a better way to get up support, should be studied in business schools around the world.
The Amiga community seems to have suffered it's fair share of blows and disappointments, but the way it just keeps on going is a testament to it's members ability to dust itself off and start again.
The EAB seems to annoy Mr.AndreasM no end, but perhaps he might just learn to take things a little less seriously and with little less "Indian Giving" both he and Ralph might just get the support they feel they deserve.