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Re: [News] More EULA Craziness

  • Subject: Re: [News] More EULA Craziness
  • From: Jim Richardson <warlock@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2006 18:49:09 -0700
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.advocacy
  • Organization: Erisian claw
  • References: <1161007429.841533.46000@i42g2000cwa.googlegroups.com> <1lml7rgpe7539$.dlg@funkenbusch.com>
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  • Xref: news.mcc.ac.uk comp.os.linux.advocacy:1168643
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On Mon, 16 Oct 2006 17:34:44 -0500,
 Erik Funkenbusch <erik@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 16 Oct 2006 07:03:49 -0700, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Vista EULA restricts display to one person
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| Paragraph 3C of the EULA states that while the software
>>| is running, you can use but not share its icons, images,
>>| sounds and media.
>>| If Microsoft means to word the EULA this way, that implies
>>| you can't use projectors or linked video monitors if there's
>>| more than one human being present.
>>| It also implies that you can't take a screen shot of the
>>| Vista desktop.
>> `----
>> http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=35108
>> Debian's disagreement to copyrights and trademarks
>> (e.g. Firefox logo) seems to address such unacceptable
>> treatment of the end-user.
> Yet many GPL products have "click-thru" shinkwrap GPL licenses, that you
> must agree to, to simply install and USE the software.


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