Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 2nd Sep 2009 19:20 UTC
Legal Apple has responded to Psystar's new lawsuit today, stating that it is nothing but a stall tactic on Psystar's end. While I could just paraphrase whatever the filing reads, I decided to take this opportunity to address a number of sentiments and analogies often made in comment threads (not necessarily on OSNews).
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RE[6]: Are you serious?
by lurch_mojoff on Wed 2nd Sep 2009 22:28 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Are you serious?"
lurch_mojoff
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2007-05-12

Legalese is often times confusing to laymen, and I say this as one of those laymen.

The above should be read - it constitutes sale of a license not lease of a license.

A simple example of the latter can be franchise rights for, say, Mcdonalds for Holland. They are given to you specifically and you cannot resell them.

On the other hand, the decision you quoted says that software licenses are not issued for a specific term or specific party - therefore they, the licenses, are a resellable good in their own right.

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