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 bert64 on Thu 1st Dec 2011 15:35 UTC in reply to "RE: The bottom line"
bert64
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2007-04-23

I get the impression that Apple don't especially care unless you are producing hackintosh clones and selling them commercially...

They don't really go out of their way to make OSX not work on non apple hardware, they just don't include drivers for anything other than the hardware they provide, and they require an EFI firmware (which isnt an apple only thing, other manufacturers are just much slower to move forward).

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