Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 12th Oct 2009 18:25 UTC
Legal Now that all the nastiness of the discovery phase is behind us in the Apple vs. Psystar case, both parties are trying to get the case settled before it goes to court, much like the recent Vernor vs. Autodesk case. Both Apple and Psystar have filed motions asking for a summary judgement.
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RE[3]: Suppose?
by boldingd on Mon 12th Oct 2009 19:48 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Suppose?"
boldingd
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2009-02-19

You, the individual customer, are not the powerless victims of Big Software. If the licensing terms of one vendor are too onerous, you can switch to a different vendor's products, or use Free/Open-Source software (ideally, anyway; sometimes it's more difficult than others, I admit). If the terms of a specific vendor's EULA starts to cost them large numbers of customers, if they are rational, they'll change those terms.

In a capitalist economy, it's you-the-consumer's job to keep large companies honest as much as it's anyone else's.

Edited 2009-10-12 19:50 UTC

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