Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 14th Jan 2009 10:16 UTC
Legal And so the court case between Apple and clone-maker Psystar continues. Claims are being thrown back and forth between the two companies, ranging from Apple invoking the DMCA, to Psystar claiming Apple's Mac OS X copyright is invalid. We can add a new one to the list. Court documents reveal that Psystar claims it has bought its copies of Mac OS X fair and square - including some directly from Apple.
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RE[2]: Comment by Bernhard
by Bernhard on Thu 15th Jan 2009 11:25 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Bernhard"
Bernhard
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"1) Do Apple have the right to limit your use of the purchased software at all? i.e. is the "licensed not sold" paragraph valid for a contract?

Of course, they don't.


No.1) would still turn EULAs around the world into scrap paper...

There is no need to jump to conclusions.

Keep in mind that countless provisions in EULAs and other private contracts have been ruled to be invalid by the courts, but these rulings don't affect other provisions in the rest of the contract, nor do these rulings affect other private contracts that exclude the invalid provisions.
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How can you agree and disagree to the question at the same time?

If i BUY the software, then it's my PROPERTY. I can do whatever i damn well want to do with it, including but not limited to using it on non-Apple hardware, using it for the construction of nuclear weapons and so on. It would really invalidate the whole point of writing an EULA in the first place!

And to make my point clear again: I can't believe that any judge would EVER rule towards something like that, so Psystar can't be trying to get one to do so. Right?

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