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: Why buy software?
by TheGZeus on Wed 9th Mar 2011 04:17 UTC in reply to "Why buy software?"
TheGZeus
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2010-05-19

Just realised I forgot the licenses for DooM (II), Quake, and Hexen (II).

I use the free engines, but the content isn't free. That's once each, and only one of those wasn't purchased (?) when it was still fairly new (Hexen II. still haven't beat that game, iirc...).

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