@yogthos a former employer of mine has a job that is something like "Manager of Software Product Activation".
The entire job of this person, and their team, is to maintain the activation tool and services that limit the functionality of the company's *actual* software products in accordance to what the user has or hasn't paid for.
Literally they are the "preventer of IT" department. Not only do they not directly produce some thing, their job is to make things *less* useful.
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