Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 23rd Oct 2009 18:08 UTC, submitted by JayDee
Hardware, Embedded Systems As if selling non-Apple labelled computers with Mac OS X pre-installed and licensing the technology to do so to third parties wasn't enough, Psystar has now moved ahead and has started offering its Rebel EFI package for everyone to buy and use. It makes it possible for just about anyone to install Mac OS X on a non-Apple labelled computer.
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RE[3]: Open/Free Source
by VTPower on Fri 23rd Oct 2009 20:23 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Open/Free Source"
VTPower
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No respect? They are buying legal copies of Mac OS X, and they then resell those to their customers. I'm failing to see the not respecting part here.


OMG! You must be kidding! Apple's license specifically states that the os can not be installed on any non apple hardware. Yet that is what pystar does. So yes, they do not respect apple's license.

Copyright law applies to companies and individuals all the same, so if Psystar has no respect for Apple's IP, then it means that anybody who has ever resold a legal copy of Mac OS X does not respect Apple's IP either.

You're completely off in left field now. You're mixing two different scenarios to try and justify your position. It's obvious your a pystar supporter but it's also obvious you lack any knowledge of existing ip/licensing law.

Edited 2009-10-23 20:26 UTC

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