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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RE[6]: hmm..
by Temcat on Wed 15th Feb 2006 08:47 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: hmm.."
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Yes, the are. You get two agreements here not one. Resale and EULA.

There are a lot of places where EULA does not mean jack, since it's not a copyright license. And where resale is legal.

As for "upgrade" as they mark it, they can write whatever they please. In installs as a full-functional OS, so it isn't an upgrade.

I'm not sure if I would ever want to run OS X on non-Apple hardware, but I don't see anything bad or even (generally) unlawful in these actions.

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