Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 2nd Dec 2008 22:42 UTC, submitted by anon
Legal The legal back-and-forth between Apple and clone-maker PsyStar continues to develop, with the latest news being a move by Apple - the Cupertino company has invoked something with many already predicted Apple would call upon: the DMCA, or the Digital Millenium Copyright Act. This was done in an amendment to the original suit, filed in July this year.
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Soulbender
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2005-08-18

Finally, while you may own your car, you do not own Mac OS X - you are licensed to use it, as long as you follow Apple's rules.


This depends on you licensing it though instead of owning it. Is that clearly stated on the box or by the sales person when you purchase OSX? When you buy a music CD you own it, there's no reason for it to be different for software.

Apple owns the intellectual property rights to Mac OS X, not the people who pay to license it.


Again, this is exactly the same as for DVD's or CD's. MGM/Sony/Whatever owns the IP, you own a copy of it.
The interesting part is if Apple can actually claim that you are only licensing OSX when you purchase it.

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