Linked by David Adams on Wed 30th Nov 2011 20:23 UTC
Editorial A reader asks: "Can someone comment on the legality of using my brother's old Snow Leopard DVD to install OS X? My brother has Lion, so why can't he choose to give it to me? It doesn't violate Apple's 1 license per 1 computer policy."
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RE[2]: The bottom line
by zima on Wed 7th Dec 2011 21:50 UTC in reply to "RE: The bottom line"
zima
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Apple has never bothered to put any kind of technological restrictions on the installation of Mac OS X. There has never been any copy protection

At least early machines, and OSX of their times, relied on TPM; IIRC.
And anyway, we have Apple themselves claiming there's a technological protection, falling under DMCA ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psystar_Corporation#Legal_issues even affirmed by court) - will you argue with them?

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