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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Time to put on my lobbying hat
by JAlexoid on Tue 8th Mar 2011 02:48 UTC
JAlexoid
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2009-05-19

Well this is as usual.
Something just tells me that people against BSA's total crap slinging have to do some lobbying themselves.

If you know any MEPs personally, I suggest start informing them on the matter. I know a few from my country, how about you?

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