Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 25th Jun 2007 22:44 UTC
Windows As was to be expected, the Longhorn Reloaded team has been shut down by Microsoft. "It is with sad news that I have to inform you that today due to a cesit and decist letter we recived from Microsoft we are no longer able to provide you with a download link to Longhorn Reloaded. It deeply saddens me that although Microsoft hknew about this project for many months they only issued us with this notice a few days after we started to distribute the iso via torrents and ftp server."
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RE[5]: Cooperations buys laws
by sukru on Tue 26th Jun 2007 11:42 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Cooperations buys laws"
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Contracts are serious stuff. Never ever trivialize a contract and be wary of any contract you bind yourself to.

Of course breaching a contract is serious. However it's still not criminal.

For example, if I were to steal (in the real sense) I'd be in prison according to many countries' laws even if the owner of the property "pardoned" me. A crime is still a crime wether there's complaint or not.

On the other hand, I can always try to talk to the other parties in the contract in case of a breach. A new agreement would be the likely outcome. This can also apply to your example (i.e: a higher rent or new terms).

To summarize: You're right, breaching a contract is serious, neverthless we should not confuse it with a crime.

Edited 2007-06-26 11:44

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