Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 14th Feb 2006 22:49 UTC, submitted by jayson.knight
Mac OS X It seems like flee-in-Apple's-fur, cracker 'Maxxuss', has succeeded in cracking Mac OS 10.4.4 for Intel. "We were just about to hunker down and wait through the cold winter and a wet spring until we saw some results on the OS X 10.4.4 for Intel hacking efforts, but it looks like we're getting a little Valentines present from 'Maxxuss' who has already broken through Apple's heightened security that is present in their shipping version of the OS. It's just a preliminary release, not all hardware is supported and it requires a bit of futzing around to get it to work, but seeing as we weren't expecting this kind of breakthrough this early, we really can't complain."
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Very Good Point
by Shannara on Wed 15th Feb 2006 05:09 UTC
Shannara
Member since:
2005-07-06

The EULA is only binding if both of the following is true.

1. It is presented to you at the time you pay money to purchase the product. At that time, you have the option to either purchase the product or not.

2. It does not violate local laws.


If neither of the above is true, then any "I agree" used during installation to the EULA is invalid and the EULA is not enforcable in any shape or form.

In other words, it should not be legal for the company to take you to court for "breaking" the EULA, since it is not legally valid ... ... ...

Read comments below: http://slashdot.org/articles/02/10/25/1636215.shtml

However, the following :
http://www.uniforum.org/news/html/publications/ufm/dec96/legal.html

States that Shrinked wrap licenses are legal, however, licenses in a box IS NOT LEGAL.

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