Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 7th Mar 2011 23:21 UTC
Legal Well, how about some positive news to end this day? How about annoying the heck out of the Business Software Alliance? There's a new proposal for a directive on consumer rights in the EU, and in it, digital goods - software, online services, and so on - are explicitly defined as goods that are no different than any other good - like bread, watches, or cars. In other words, you would suddenly own the copies of software you buy, effectively declaring the EULA as a worthless piece of paper. Surprise - the BSA is not happy about this.
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RE[2]: Um, I disagree
by phoenix on Tue 8th Mar 2011 21:04 UTC in reply to "RE: Um, I disagree"
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Don't forget about compatibility with some people's digestive systems. And freshness definitely affects the compatibility with sandwich meat. And whether or not it's sliced affects the compatibility with various uses, and what kind of knives can be used. And ...

There really are a lot of compatibility issues with even "simple" things like bread, when you get right down to it.

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