Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 5th Oct 2009 21:45 UTC, submitted by JayDee
Hardware, Embedded Systems Just when you thought you saw it all. So, we all know about Psystar, the two lawsuits between them and Apple, and all the other stuff that's been regurgitated about ten million times on OSNews alone. Well, that little company has taken its business to the next level - by announcing an OEM licensing program.
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RE[7]: Oh no..
by Thom_Holwerda on Wed 7th Oct 2009 07:32 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Oh no.."
Thom_Holwerda
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2005-06-29

I am against EULAs, yes, that's right. It has nothing to do with Apple. I hate Microsoft's EULAs just as much.

If all you can come up with is the tired old nonsense about me being anti-Apple - even though I probably sent more money their way than you have - then your position is weaker than I already thought it was.

As for cases - we've got Softman/Adobe, and the recent Autodesk/Verner. Both cases stated quite clearly that software is purchased, not licensed, and as such, you can resell it, and make the necessary copies for installation, or allow an other to do so. Those are the issues at the very heart of the matter. Esp. in the Autodesk/Verner case, the judge argued his decision by buikding upon A LOT of previous cases strengthening his decision.

However, you seem in agreement with companies like Apple and Autodesk, and don't mind that companies can bind you to whatever bullshit they want in their EULAs. That's your prerogative.

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