The World According to Software...
What Software Distribution would be like in different governments:

COMMUNISM:

We are pleased to announce that the new PC operating system, MS-DOS 3.3, and a hot new video game, Pac-Man, are available for download from our public distribbution sites, which have just upgraded to 2400 bps.

CAPITALISM:

Revolutionary New Concept!!!!!! Lots of free extras!!!!! Free box!!!!! Free manual!!!!! Only $60!!!!!

SOCIALISM:

OK, that'll be $40, plus $300 sales tax.

DEMOCRACY:

The next order of business is the vote on whether memory address 1DCE should be 0008. All in favor?
Aye.
Opposed?..... Alright, now the matter of memory address 1DCF...

REPUBLIC:

After 4 weeks of deliberation, we've decided that the software in question violates existing laws.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC:

After 4 weeks of deliberation, we've decided to raise our salary.

DICTATORSHIP:

El Presidente would like to remind the scum that he is enjoying his new computer software.

OLIGARCHY:

The important people have all of the necessary software.

MONARCHY:

Let everyone rejoice in the Emperor's new code!

FEUDALISM:

Point, click, and serf.

THEOCRACY:

There is no way to be perfect like the Earth Mother... but it doesn't hurt to use Her Almighty Software.