Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 3rd Jul 2012 19:15 UTC, submitted by tupp
Legal In the Used Soft GmbH v. Oracle International Corp. case, the Court of Justice of the EU ruled today that it is okay to resell software, regardless of clauses in the software license. This is a pretty big deal, and further affirms that a software license is not necessarily binding. Great news for European consumers.
Permalink for comment 525196
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
Soulbender
Member since:
2005-08-18

I'd be worried that no one in Europe could protect their land or be protected by deed restrictions based on this ruling


That's because you obviously do not understand the law or what this ruling is about. To be honest, I'm beginning to question if you understand English.

The same concept that protects a buyer and seller or real estate also is the basis for this case.


Say what? This is about the right to sell the things you own and no longer use or like or whatever. Oh, and for your information, it's perfectly legal to sell your own real estate.

One now could say that deed restrictions can not be enforced so a pig farm or condo project could be put in next to your dream home


I really don't see how one could lead to the other. Oh yeah, it's because there's no relationship between them at all.

Dude, there's a reason no-one here, not even the other Windows users, ever agree with you or back you up. It is because...how should I put this nicely...oh yes...you're a total idiot. Either that or you're doing an absolutely awful job at playing the devils' advocate.

Reply Parent Score: 4