Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 17th Feb 2006 12:41 UTC, submitted by jayson.knight
Windows "Microsoft recently made a change to the licence agreement saying that a new motherboard is equal to a new computer, hence you need to purchase a new Windows licence. Here is what Microsoft has to say: "An upgrade of the motherboard is considered to result in a 'new personal computer' to which Microsoft OEM operating system software cannot be transferred from another computer. If the motherboard is upgraded or replaced for reasons other than a defect, then a new computer has been created and the license of new operating system software is required." Please note that this does not go for retail copies of Windows, but only for OEM versions.
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RE[2]: Not enforceable in Finland
by mallard on Fri 17th Feb 2006 16:12 UTC in reply to "Not enforceable in Finland"
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>That is no different in Finland as it is on the moon.

Actually, international law forbids nations from claiming any part of the moon as territory. Therefore no country has legal juristiction on the moon and therefore there are no laws, just like international waters. However, you could still be prosecuted upon return to Earth (just like international waters).
That means that you can violate copyright, commit murder or whatever on the moon, as long as you plan on living there forever.

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